Easy 4th of July Set and Forget Hors d’oeuvres

It’s almost the fourth of July! I’m currently in Aruba vacationing with family this year but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a few suggestions for your backyard barbecue. I wrote these recipes for CBS Local a few years ago and still use them […]

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5 Easy Brunch Recipes for Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope everyone is enjoying their Mother’s Day with their mama’s this Sunday, mine is currently jetting around the world at the moment. Ironically, I’m home in New York City this Sunday and was thinking of going out with a friend to […]

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Easy Christmas Recipe Ideas

It’s almost time for Christmas! If you waited to do everything last minute, like I did, you’ll love this easy recipe article I did for CBS two years ago! I make all of these dishes often, even when it’s not Xmas, and always get […]

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Simple Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving is almost here! Are you stressing about what dish you’re going to bring to your relatives? Or how about mulling over what you’re going to serve your gluten intolerant guests? If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you know I’ve […]

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Super Bowl Sunday Party Recipes

The biggest football game of the year is almost here! I wrote this article for CBS in November but these easy to make recipes are relevant all season long. My personal favorite is my jalapeno bacon guacamole. My family is addicted and threatens to […]

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Show-Stopping Thanksgiving Side Dishes

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been dreaming about sinking your teeth into that delicious roast pheasant this upcoming turkey day. However, there’s plenty of room on your dining table for more than one star! I’ll be cooking the side dishes for my family […]

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Easy One-Pot Dinners for Back to School

The start of September means it’s time to go back to school with plenty of busy weeknights ahead. As a teacher, my nights also get busier leaving me more likely to dial the delivery man than open a cookbook. In this article I wrote for […]

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Fourth Of July Recipes: Set And Forget Hors d’oeuvres

Happy Fourth of July America! Start your celebration off right with these easy to make hors d’oeuvres. Transform these simple ingredients within minutes to achieve an elegant platter that goes above and beyond your average chips and dips. I’ll personally be whipping up the cowboy caviar […]

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Memorial Day Recipe Guide

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Let’s kick off the summer season the right way with these three amazing recipes by chef Lee Knoeppel. Chef Lee Knoeppel grew up in the suburbs of New York City with a passion for cooking.  He graduated from ICE: The […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day is almost here! Get ready to wow mom with these easy to make Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes that are guaranteed to make you the favorite in the family. You can read all about them in this article I wrote for CBS, here. I […]

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