What does it feel like to have cancer?

Tempting Thyme

My deadline has arrived.  I know that you all have been on the edges of your seats waiting for this post.  Yes, get a grip!  Most of you won’t even read this, and I don’t blame you.  It is depressing … Continue reading

Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed Blondies!

Strawberry Cheesecake Blondies

Wicked Weekend #6 I have made these twice in the past few weeks.  The first go round for a work function, and the second for a dear friend who had the audacity to move away from me 5 (ish) years ago. I … Continue reading

No beating around the bush, the best Carrot & Zucchini Muffins you will ever have!

Carrot and Zucchini Muffins

I am a carbohydrate lover!      I would like to be able to blame my Italian genes, but I think I would crave bread and pasta even if I had been blessed cursed with another nationality. I hope you love these … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Poundcake

Cream Cheese Poundcake

Wicked Weekend #5 Should I be thankful that I baked up a storm the past few weekends?     Yes….it means that I can still give you all the wicked decadence we call desserts, without sacrificing my new declaration of eating healthy.    … Continue reading

Cozy by the Fire Fiesta Chowder!


This past Saturday the heaven’s finally opened up and gave our landscape a reprieve.  I love a good rainstorm….. thunder and lightning….even better!      We have had such a mild winter, having 80+ degree weather in the month of February, it was … Continue reading

Dunkable S’more Bites…or two!


Wicked Weekend #4 If you don’t know my family, then you wouldn’t know that for every peanut butter recipe I create, or BORROW, I also have to make one without.  You see, K….my youngest….is allergic to peanuts and ALL tree … Continue reading

White and Black Bean Salad!

White and Black Bean Salad

 In a short 7 weeks summer will be upon us…..and I am not ready!  As much as I love to bake, I think it’s time to focus on lighter dishes for a while.  Still coming to grips with my decision!    … Continue reading

Parmesan Crusted Baked Salmon!


  I think this is the first Easter that my Mom and Dad have not spent it with us.  That may be an exageration, but it has been at least since Nigel killed the Easter Bunny in ’07. The boys … Continue reading

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups!

Tempting Thyme Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

 Wicked Weekend #3 In honor of Easter, I wanted to turn my favorite peanut butter cup recipe into chocolate easter eggs.  What I didn’t plan on was an overheated kitchen—the oven being used all morning/afternoon and an unusually hot day…..what … Continue reading

Subway Art- Yes you can really make your own!

Tempting Thyme Subway Art

Woo Hoo!! I finally finished a new project and can’t wait to show you all! I love Subway Art….have adored it since living in my beloved New York City.  Love the different elements that can be added, as well as … Continue reading