Category Archives: 30 minutes or less

“One of the smartest things you can do on ‘Chopped’ is to take one of those ingredients and make a pickle out of it, because almost every dish benefits from that. I’m feeling like those intuitions are becoming more natural.” – Ted Allen

Hey there – hope all is well! I’ve definitely been enjoying my summer and I hope you have too!  Wedding plans are coming along well.  The ceremony is going to be at St. Thomas More Church where Siena Catholic Academy … Continue reading

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“I have more healthy cravings than my normal eating habits, like I crave fruit and cold things like smoothies.” – Kourtney Kardashian

Hi everybody! I should be doing my recipe nutritional analysis for my healthy cooking class but I’ve already worked on it plenty this weekend and, well, I’m sick of it haha.  I have my baking lab practical tomorrow which I … Continue reading

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“Everything in moderation… including moderation.” – Julia Child

HellooooO there!!! I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving and took advantage of small business Saturday!  My brother, Andrew is in town (he lives in Michigan) and when he comes home, he always wants a homemade meal (besides the traditional … Continue reading

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“I am a glutton. I’ll eat whatever is there. Pizza. I love hot dogs anywhere. I’ve got nothing against any of that. If I feel like eating, I eat. I don’t feel guilty about it at all.” – Jacques Pepin

Well, I posted a picture of some kale pizza for two a while ago on the Bellissima facebook page and I have gotten messages asking for the recipe.  I haven’t made pizza in a while, but it was so delicious … Continue reading

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“I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.” – Neil Armstrong

Hi, all!  How was your week?  Mine was busy and it looks like my weekend is going to be filled with homework and projects… I have been having a really hard time with getting back into some sort of daily … Continue reading

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“I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.” – Neil Armstrong

November 2, 2013 – it’s finally official.  Everything (well the church & reception) is booked for my wedding next year!  A church from my childhood, a beautiful and classy reception place, and 150 max. is the perfect number of people!  … Continue reading

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