12 Dishes & 13 Cheeses to Eat With Fig Jam

Have you ever been somewhere like a street fair or farmers market, and bought something just because it looked pretty? That little voice told you, you would use it for a million things, but the reality was you had no clue what to use it for. That was my introduction to fig jam. It looked … Read more

Apple Jacks Cereal Cookies

Imagine the nostalgia of childhood mornings, cradling a bowl of your favorite cereal as you watched cartoons in your PJs. Now, picture translating that fond memory into a cookie, one bite of which takes you right back to those carefree days. That’s exactly what we’re doing today: we’re stirring up magic and memories with our … Read more

Chicken, Brie & Tomato Spaghetti

This creamy, dreamy delicacy usually only graces our presence during the holidays, often tucked inside puff pastry and served as a sumptuous appetizer. My relationship with brie usually starts and ends with Christmas. But on a recent trip to Chicago, my mom sent me home with a wedge of leftover brie, and I knew I … Read more

Chicken Spaghetti


Ah, Chicken Spaghetti—a dish that used to fly so far under my culinary radar that I couldn’t even tell you what it tasted like. If you’re anything like me, you may have also felt a tad “meh” about it, until about a year ago, when my social feeds were suddenly bombarded with recipes celebrating this … Read more

Chilled Roasted Vegetable Salad with Horseradish-Dijon Dressing


Let’s talk about something we all have a soft spot for—vegetables. Hold on, I know what you’re thinking. “Vegetables? Soft spot? Really?” But hear me out. For the past six months, I’ve been absolutely enamored with roasted veggies; I’d dare say it’s becoming an obsession. You know, the sort of culinary love affair that sees … Read more

Non-GMO Recipes Weekly Round Up


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! A few weeks ago, one of CDSM’s Facebook followers named Angela S. requested a Weekly Round Up GMO-free recipes. This was right at the beginning of the huge uproar over Monsanto, the Genetically Modified seed giant and the food … Read more

Chimichurri Sauce


I am always looking for easy ways to mix things up in the kitchen. Sure, we eat all kinds of different meals – to the point where my husband and kids complain that they don’t get to eat their favorite meals often enough – but when it comes to sauces and marinades, I tend to … Read more

Weekly Round Up Allergy Series: Vegan Recipes


I thought maybe I’d start this WRU with a helpful summary of what the definitions of vegan vs. vegetarian are as they can be quite confused and interchanged frequently. They are similar to many, but to others they are very different. Let’s start with definitions: Vegetarian – A person who does not eat or does … Read more