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I am what many would call a Foodie - amateurs who simply love food and/or drink for consumption, study, preparation and news.
Spring green brownies
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

March is coming to an end and spring has sprung. And what better way to celebrate than with chocolate? It’s been a fickle couple of months, but who can complain about unseasonably warm weather and hints of sunshine.

Go for the Guinness
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

St Patrick’s Day may be over but March Madness continues. This next recipe is a twist on the Hawaiian sliders I posted back in January 2016 and are great for lunch, dinner, potlucks or any other get together.

Guinness kicks it up a notch
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Anyone who knows me knows that I love chocolate but that I hate beer (yes I’m from Wisconsin). Combine the two, however, and I’m a fan, of Guinness chocolate cake anyway. It makes for a very moist cake with just a hint of the Guinness.

All things green become Irish in March
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

They say everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day, so why not everything green during March? This next recipe may have its roots in Mexican cooking, but the salsa verde (green sauce, not to be confused with jalapeno sauce) makes the grade.

Pasta please
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

My oldest daughter Anastasia makes some delicious concoctions and this next recipe is one of them.

Cook's Corner: Creamy Asiago Chicken
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

We’ve all seen those recipes that continually pop up on our Facebook or Twitter feeds. They look tantalizing, state they’re easy to make, and in many cases, “will change the way you make, bake, cook or eat” something or other.

It happens to the best of us
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

My youngest, Milena, has been asking for this recipe for the last two weeks, but it’s pretty rich and she hasn’t been feeling well so I put it off for a bit.

Love is in the air
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to show your family how much you love them then by feeding them delicious food? Italian food is always popular on this special day, but instead of the regular spaghetti and meatballs, stuf

Move over crab cakes; nuggets are here
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

When it comes to seafood at our house Anastasia, Sebastian and Tom are big fans, especially lobster, shrimp or crab. As for me, I can take it or leave it, but unlike the rest of my family, my youngest daughter Milena is not a typical seafood fan.

Soup season is here
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

I love a good soup. Broth-based, cream-based, a bisque or a chowder, you name it. As long as the flavor and texture are there, I’m in. But it has to have a good base, flavoring as you go. There is nothing worse than a watery soup.

Milena’s gone vegetarian

I don’t understand it, but I’m being supportive. My youngest, Milena, has gone vegetarian on me.

Thank you, Mr. Duncan
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

According to Wikipedia “Wassail is a beverage of hot mulled cider, traditionally drunk as an integral part of wassailing, a Medieval English drinking ritual intended to ensure a good cider apple harvest the following year.

It's cranberry season
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

It’s cranberry season and Wisconsin is the largest producer of cranberries in the nation so there is an abundant supply of the fruit.

Christmas Crack recipe is addictive
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

This next recipe is officially called Christmas Crack, but believe you me, it’s delicious all year long and only takes minutes to make if you have all of the ingredients on hand. It also makes a great hostess gift.

Hot or cold, you decide
Recipes from Cynthia Acosta

Coffee is a drink that takes some getting used to, but once you’ve developed a taste for it, it’s hard to ignore. I’m a one cup a day kind of girl -- cream and sugar please – but this next recipe might have me craving seconds.

About Cook's Corner

I am what many would call a Foodie - amateurs who simply love food and/or drink for consumption, study, preparation and news. Now that statement should make it clear that I do not have any formal training when it comes to food preparation. I have, however, been told that I am a pretty good cook and I hope you enjoy reading this column as much as I enjoy writing it.

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