Susie Snowflake Blueberry Pie with Vanilla Ice cream

Susie Snowflake Blueberry Pie Recipe

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 beautiful snowflake shapes. What is it about snowflakes that make them… Continue Reading


For the Chicken Who has Everything… Coq au Vin

  This time of year, 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 and really… Continue Reading


Apple Custard Pie

A Taste of Heaven- Apple Custard Caramel Tart Recipe

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


Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats-Chocolate Covered Apples

October is here, and that means that Halloween will soon be upon us. That is why today I am making some special homemade Halloween treats for the little goblins in my life! I have wonderful  memories of going trick or treating as a child in the neighborhood where I grew up.   It was fun back… Continue Reading


Salmon Pie

Flaky Salmon Pie

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


1 Delicious Breakfast: The Florentine Scramble

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 cream cheese Trifle

Strawberry Cream Cheese Trifle

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 with purple petunia

Blueberry Yogurt Pie

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


Bruschetta

Bruschetta

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