Basta Pasta

  Basta Pasta is an Asian owned Italian restaurant.It is in the Chelsea neighborhood on 17th street between 5th and 6th ave. My sister and father happened upon this place about 5 years ago and have not been back since, but I remembered them talking about it so requested a visit on my last trip … Continue reading Basta Pasta

Cheesy Squares

  These little guys are widely acclaimed in my house. When you find out cheesy squares are being made you immediately start salivating and crowd the kitchen to wait for their portage from the oven. The recipe is from Kitchen Kathy at Camp Nawakwa and I would put the calorie count around 1 million for 8 … Continue reading Cheesy Squares


For our 1st anniversary in September my husband and I went to Fork. I’ve been wanting to go for a while and thought it would be a good occasion to splurge. We told them it was our anniversary so we were each served with a complimentary glass of pink bubbly. Our servers were very attentive and … Continue reading Fork


Every year my acapella group does Friendsgiving and dessert is sort of my thing so I made this lovely salted caramel apple pie by Saveur. I used my food processor (with slicer attachment) to get my apples ultra thin. Side note: I took the lemon juice/sugar mixture after the apples left it and cooked it … Continue reading Friendsgiving