Cookie of the Week

August 27, 2010By LisaFood 4 Comments

It’s Friday – time for Cookie/dessert recipe of the Week.  (Hey I have a name to live up to!)    Since I’m away visiting my folks in Rhode Island and don’t have my arsenal of recipes in front of …

In Season

August 25, 2010By LisaFood 4 Comments

Trying my hand at another weekly post, this one’s called In Season.  Writing these posts should be pretty easy the next few weeks as this is truly harvest time.  I like to say I grew up on a farm; …

I Can Make It Better…

August 23, 2010By LisaFood 1 Comment

I’m thinking of trying some weekly posts -  Mondays will feature “I Can Make It Better”, items you find pre-made in the supermarket or deli that are actually quite simple to make and will probably taste better from your own …

OBX Restaurant Roundup Part 1

August 23, 2010By LisaFood 2 Comments

While planning our trip to the Outer Banks, NC we received lots of advice and tips from a few of our friends who had been there before on what to see and where to go.   Attractions are pretty easy …

Middleneck Clams

August 19, 2010By LisaFood 2 Comments

I’m vacationing – wait, vacationing usually evokes an idea of rest and relaxation and that’s not exactly what is going on here – let’s just say, I’m on a “family excursion” with my husband and our three kids in the …

To Cilantro…or Not?

August 19, 2010By LisaFood 4 Comments

A fairly recent NY Times article discussed why some people hate cilantro so vehemently.   My husband is one of them; just the mention of the word “cilantro” evokes such disgust in him that I couldn’t even talk to him …

Hello from Cookie Mama

August 19, 2010By LisaFood 3 Comments

Hey everyone, it’s Lisa Piccirillo, or Cookie Mama as I’ll be known here. I have a small business I’m working to get off the ground, called Lisa’s Gourmet Cookies, and my friends have taken to calling me Cookie, Cookie Girl …