Gooseberry Tart

I have a backyard garden here in Philadelphia in my postage stamp of a backyard and one of the plants I’m growing is a gooseberry bush.  Gooseberry? You might ask; what the heck is a gooseberry? They are a small, tart fruit that is harvested in early summer from the spiney gooseberry bush.  They are…

Hummus-with a hint of heat

Yes I am actually blogging today! I have been so ridiculously busy being a mom, wife, worker, that the blog has suffered.  But if you follow me on Instagram (@staciamaycooks) you will see that I have been cooking an array of foods lately. I’m so excited about today’s successful creation, that I just had to…

Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter! My family is very Polish.  Think “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” but with short, stout, very pale people. We’re so short that my 5’11” husband is actually considered “really tall” in our family.  I am third generation Polish, so many traditions are still very present in our holiday celebrations. (Our traditional Polish Easter…

What Happened to Stacia May Cooks??

 My friend, Rachel, posted the following on my @staciamaycooks Instagram account:   It has challenged me to get my butt in gear and start blogging and cooking again. What happened? A lot has happened in the past year since I last posted. Soon after my last post I found out that I was pregnant.    …

Sage and Potato Pizza

I love Pizza.  Love it.  I would say it’s probably my favorite food.  But because pizza loves me too, especially my hips, I’m always looking for a delicious new healthy version.  I had some leftover sage, so I looked it up in the Joy of Cooking to see what I could do with it and…

Firecracker Chicken Pasta

So I was scrolling through Pinterest–don’t worry, not for recipes, but for blogging tips and I found some photography tips from the blog Pinch of Yum.  When exploring her blog further I found that she put out an ebook with all of her photography tips.  I ended up buying the book and it has been…