Here we are in the teeth of winter, and what better way can we spend a cold snowy day than staying in and baking a Blueberry Pie! This beautiful pie crust is made with a snowflake cookie cutter to cut rolled pie dough into snowflake shapes. What is it about snowflakes that make them seem… Continue Reading
When you’re looking to really satisfy your cravings for sweets, there is nothing like a light, fluffy, white cake. This brilliant white cake recipe topped off with some cream cheese buttercream icing, WOW…you won’t have to eat another cake all year! Ok, so that isn’t true, but at least let’s start the year off with… Continue Reading
Coq Au Vin During the holiday season, we tend to spend more time entertaining than at any other time. I guess the holidays remind us of what is really important, spending time with friends and family and showing them how much we appreciate them. So why not try making this decadent Coq au Vin recipe… Continue Reading
So many delicious flavors in this recipe, your taste buds will thank you! Vanilla custard, salted caramel, and apples coated with cinnamon, all in a cinnamon tart shell. This one will be worth the wait. It is made from simple everyday baking ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboards. I used frozen Cortland… Continue Reading
Make Halloween extra special for the little goblins in your life with these Halloween Treats-Chocolate Covered Candy Apples! Halloween was fun when I was a kid. A time when you actually received homemade treats in your treat bags from your neighbors, and your parents didn’t think twice about allowing you to eat them. Sure..they… Continue Reading
Cooking a delicious roast beef is easy with these simple step by step instructions.
If you are lucky, you will someday visit a place that touches your heart in such a way that it can only be described as “home”. This is exactly how I felt when I recently visited Ireland. About 6 months ago, a cousin, who I didn’t know existed, made contact with my mom on Ancestry.com.… Continue Reading
Cooking on the Barbeque? You better keep a close eye on those steaks, you wouldn’t want to overcook them, right? Whether you are cooking a roast in your oven, or a steak on the barbeque, the iGrill2 by Weber makes cooking meat a breeze. Cook your roast or steak and entertain at the same time… Continue Reading
Flaky puff pastry is delicious. If you are one of those people who can’t say no to flaky pastry appetizers or Homemade Chicken Pot Pie, you are going to love this recipe. The Fish Salmon is a higher fat content fish which gives it a creamier texture than other types of fish. Atlantic salmon also has… Continue Reading
Why not get your morning off to a great start with this Florentine inspired breakfast? If you love spinach and feta together, you will love this delicious Florentine Scramble. Why I love this recipe: The Florentine Scramble recipe is great when entertaining guests for the weekend , serve it up with breakfast sausage or bacon… Continue Reading
Strawberry shortcake is wonderful. This dessert has been served up in so many delightful arrangements. Sweet cake, berries and sweetened cream, you really can't go wrong with this combination. So good in fact, that many have tried to recreate this taste in other forms, such as the all-time favorite strawberry shortcake bar or strawberry shortcake yogurt. So I decided to get a little creative and try making my own very special version of this dessert.
Blueberry Yogurt Pie Healthy vs. Happy We are all trying to keep that balance between healthy and happy. Sure we could eat twinkies all day and be really happy, but not so healthy. Or, we could eat kale all day and be really healthy….but not so happy. Finding that balance is really what it is… Continue Reading
Pepper-Jack Fish Cakes You wouldn’t think fish cakes could be perfect for so many occasions but they really are. Do you want a delicious hot appetizer for entertaining? Do you need a perfect light, main course summer meal to accompany a salad? Or maybe you are just looking for a nice change from burgers? I… Continue Reading
Italian bruschetta is a wonderful thing, with flavors of fresh tomatoes, basil, and onion….it all comes together for an amazing taste sensation. This time of year when the days are getting longer and warmer, I like to cook with lots of fresh herbs. It’s also the time when tomatoes are the freshest. I find Roma… Continue Reading
I live in New England, and when you are a NewEnglander, you have been exposed to really fresh seafood. Seafood has always been a mainstay here in the Northeast and I guess that is why every so often, my body craves it. One of my all time favorites is Shrimp Scampi over linguini. I have made… Continue Reading