Welcome to Family Around the Table! A bit about me and the site. Here you’ll find incredibly delicious recipes that will bring your family to the table. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, it doesn’t matter. While baking is my passion, I strive to create and share recipes people will enjoy. Recipes that you can get on the table quickly on a busy night but also dishes suitable for special occasions and entertaining.
My Mom and my kids are the inspiration for Family Around the Table. My Grandmother too. I remember my Grandmother making fresh pasta for dinner. She was from Italy and a very good cook so I come by my love of cooking naturally. My Mom inherited her cooking skills too. As a kid my Mom would make 3 pies a week, yes you read that right, making the crusts from scratch. My Dad and brother were the eager recipients of apple and cherry pies, among others.
I am always eager to learn new cooking techniques. I often take cooking classes so I can bring more recipes to the site for you to try. I’ve taken classes at various places including Sugar Glider Kitchen, Sur la Table, and King Arthur Baking School in Vermont.
There is nothing more important in the world to me than my family. In addition to being a wife and mom to 2 teenage boys who love to help me in the kitchen, I enjoy travel, photography, crafting and preserving memories through scrapbooking. My husband and I have over 30 years combined experience in the Wine and Spirits industry, making cocktails another favorite topic to write about.
You’ll also find tips like ideas for using up leftover candy canes, good ideas on how to make the ordinary special, like upping your hot chocolate game and shortcuts as well as a few fun crafty ideas thrown in for excitement.
You can find content I’ve written at Edible Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Times, including a variety of cookbook reviews, and YumGoggle. I have also had recipes published on Taste of Home and in Gooseberry Patch cookbooks. I am also a brand ambassador for Rodelle products.
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So there’s a little bit about me! If you’re interested in working with me for recipe creation, influencer options or a cookbook or product review? Contact me through any social media messaging or email me at [email protected] I’m happy to send along my media kit for review.
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