Posted in November 2012

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream

Temp Agencies: The Unemployed Gal/Guy’s Best Friend, right? I was under the impression that if you went to a temp agency, they interviewed you, and then even if you were mildly qualified, they’d find you a job. I mean, this is what I had seen in the movies…therefore it had to be true, no? Well, … Continue reading

THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving-A-Few-Days-Late everyone! Hope you all had a good holiday and lots of good food to go with it. This is going to be a long post so hold on to your pants(which are now a little bit tighter) and get ready for some amazing food. This year we made a feast at my house. … Continue reading

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Lots of change going on here at LatteIssues! Although I am still unemployed, I am happy to report that I am moving out of my parent’s house. Without going into too many details, the job search process hit an all-time low last month and I decided I needed to move to a place where there … Continue reading

Oops

Oops

So far, Caroline and I have told entertaining anecdotes about living at home and then shown you pretty pictures from our adventures in the kitchen. Today I am going to tell you an entertaining story and show some pretty pictures…of recipes that have failed! I hate to admit it, but not everything I make tastes delicious. Sometimes the results … Continue reading

Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Someday I will not use food as a way to deal with my problems. …but that day is not today. Today I eat Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies and I feel gooood.  Listen, I know we aren’t supposed to abuse substances to deal with our problems; we should instead face them head on, blah blah … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Prep

Thanksgiving Prep

Only a few more days until Thanksgiving! This year I am in charge of the menu so I’ve been looking at different food blogs, watching the Food Network and ABC’s The Chew for inspiration. Since it’s only our immediate family this year, the menu won’t be too large but will feature some delicious items including … Continue reading

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

My vacation from sweets didn’t last very long. I just can’t help my cravings! In order to please my parents and not tempt them with dozens of treats, I made a recipe for 2 cupcakes Caroline featured on the blog awhile ago. This particular night I was craving chocolate so I tweaked the recipe a … Continue reading

Pork Chops with Garlic and Vino

Pork Chops with Garlic and Vino

I’ve been experimenting with pork chops the last few weeks and I think I found the perfect recipe. It features a garlic and wine sauce; what else do you need in life? Oh yes, butter….but good news, it has that too! Here is the recipe, courtesy of Pioneer Woman, with some mouthwatering Instagram pictures 🙂 … Continue reading

Sweet Ricotta Fritters

Sweet Ricotta Fritters

WE HAVE POWER. While I’m slowly rediscovering the wonderful ways of electricity by using the microwave and cooking with the lights on, here’s a recipe I cooked with my parents from one of the first few nights of the storm when we were still using up food from the refrigerator. Frittelle Di Ricotta (Sweet Ricotta … Continue reading

Simple Sautéed Spinach

Simple Sautéed Spinach

Sometimes there are nights where my mom makes dinner but I still want to cook! And since my parents have asked me to stop making so many sweets, I need to find ways to contribute in other ways. Enter spinach! Okay so I added a little bacon but it’s still a vegetable side dish and … Continue reading