Easy Weeknight Steak Dinner

The most fabulous marinated steak that is so easy and done in 20 minutes from EatDrinkEat.com

Get ready for my husbands favorite steak dinner – and even better, it’s super easy – so easy you can totally make it on a busy weeknight.  The key is getting it marinated overnight so the next night you can just cook it up in a matter of about 20 minutes. Easy Weeknight Steak Dinner […]

Crockpot Beef with Homemade Gnocchi

Crockpot beef stew with homemade gnocchi from EatDrinkEat.com

Talk about a super hearty fall meal, this recipe made in the crockpot is easy and one of the tastiest things I’ve had in a long time.  I made it for our old nanny who was visiting us while she was back in town.  She always appreciates my food so I love cooking for her. […]

Easy S’mores Brownies

Super yummy recipe for smores brownies from EatDrinkEat.com

I’m cooking up a tasty treat for my girlfriend Jessi at Practically Functional today!  Head on over to get the recipe for these super easy, mini s’mores brownies. You can make these with a kitchen torch or if you don’t have one you can add the marshmallows on top before baking – tastes just as […]

Gin and Tonic with Lime and Cucumber

the BEST gin and tonic with a little cucumber recipe from EatDrinkEat.com

Happy Thirsty Thursday!  My friend Karla got me started on Gin and Tonics maybe 10 years ago in San Francisco and now I just love them (this post is for you girlfriend!).  A glass can be so refreshing after a long day at work and very festive among friends – especially friends who also share […]

Caprese Pizza + 1st Birthday Party

Caprese Veggie Pizza from EatDrinkEat.com

I swear, my girlfriend, Kori, is the queen of cute birthday parties.  Last year her daughter had an amazing cowgirl party complete with a petting zoo!  Her boy turned one and she mailed out invitations on beach balls, and had the whole backyard decorated so cute and colorful.  After the swim party we came home […]

My Favorite Crockpot French Dip

Best French Dip Sandwich made in a crockpot from EatDrinkEat.com

Well Fall came to Northern California about the time the calendar said it was officially Fall.  What does that mean to me?  Crockpot time…. This is one of my favorites that I shared with the Practically Functional blog readers a while back and I wanted to make sure you all saw it too.  This crockpot french […]

Pear Infused Cucumber and Mint Water

Pear Mint and Cucumber Infused Water from EatDrinkEat.com

This is the week of the pear – I shared my pear, basil and cheese toast appetizer on Tuesday and today for Thirsty Thursday, I have a refreshing pear infused water. My Dad dropped off a bag full of pears for our housewarming party and I wanted to put them to good use. Pear Infused Cucumber […]

Basil, Pear and Cheese Toast Appetizer

Savory Pear Basil and Cheese Toast from EatDrinkEat.com

My Dad has a pear tree and dropped off a bag of them at our housewarming party last weekend.  There’s nothing like fresh fruit off a tree – get in my belly!  We ate some straight out and then I decided to make something a little fancier; a basil, pear and cheese toast with a […]

Swiss Chard and Kale Saute

Kale and Shrimp Dinner Party Dinner with recipes from EatDrinkEat

Ok, here is one of my new favorite dinner party meals.  It’s totally do-able and super impressive. It’s also not a lot of work so you can spend more time with your guests and not very much prepping in the kitchen.  That’s kind of the ideal scenario. The menu: Grilled Lime Shrimp Kabobs (marinate in olive […]