The Amateur Chef

What are you burning?


That seems to be a common question in our house these days. I am an amateur chef at best, so I am not claiming to know all the deep dark secrets of the cooking world. But I can tell you this, I will google the 25 different ways to make the best ribs before even attempting to do so.


Here, I will share with you my daily struggle with what to cook for dinner, my best attempts at baking, and my LOVE of wine! Enjoy



The Best Turkey & Cheese Manicotti



The Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever!

“Labor Inducing” Cookies


Red or White? The Great Wine Debate