Hey Stephie. Yeah, you Stephie of Stephie Cooks!!! Surprise! Happy virtual bridal shower day!!!! Did we get’cha? I hope we surprised you because you deserve it and what’s better to wake up to on a Monday than a bunch of friends showering you with recipes made just for you! [Read more…]
In over three years of blogging I have never posted a recipe for this soup! Whaaaaa?!?!?! Can you believe it? I know, I know, every food blog out there has a similar or different recipe for this soup. I had to throw my hat into the ring too.
The first time I had this soup was at Bennigan’s. Remember those? Remember that this is my least favorite restaurant on the planet? Not that it was bad food or anything. It was just that we went there every other Sunday with my Grandma. I don’t care what kind of restaurant it is. If you go there that often the food kind of gets boring. [Read more…]
Balls, and balls, and balls! I have seen so many recipes for cheese balls come through my blog feed today. And still, here I am shoving another ball in your face. Maybe the reason people are all about cheese balls for a New Year’s Eve appetizer recipe is because they are so easy.
Up until this year, the only balls of cheese I was familiar with are the ones from my college days, fried cheese curds. Every Wednesday, my friends and I would put on our best jeans and ironic t-shirts and head to our local college bar for $2 pitchers of beer and $5 baskets of cheese balls. Yes, you read that correctly, Wednesday. After we finished our homework and studying, of course. [Read more…]
Every family has their Christmas morning traditions. When we were little, I was never able to sleep so I would lie awake most likely watching mass at the Vatican on PBS because we didn’t have cable and it was either that or infomercials. I would lie awake until my eyes couldn’t stay open for any longer. I am sure this probably annoyed the crap out of my parents, I mean Santa, because they had to wait until I was asleep to put out presents. [Read more…]
My mom has this phrase, “I’m just saying.” She says it after every, hmmm, not a compliment, more of a suggestion? I am trying to phrase this post delicately because I know my mom is reading and is most likely about two seconds away from texting or calling me to express her colorful feelings about being the subject of this post.
Like the other day, for probably like the millionth time in my life, my mom said to me that if I gave up cheese I would probably lose a lot of weight. “I’m just saying.” [Read more…]