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


Chicken with Wine

For the Chicken Who has Everything… Coq au Vin

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


Apple Custard Pie

Apple Custard Caramel Tart Recipe- A Taste of Heaven!

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

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


Biscuit Cake

Bernie’s Traditional Irish Biscuit Cake

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


Salmon Pie

Flaky Salmon Pie

If you love salmon and flaky puff pastry, you are going to love this recipe! This flaky salmon pie recipe is made with just a few simple ingredients, it’s fancy enough to make for a dinner party, and best of all, has amazing flavor. The Fish  When it comes to seafood, Atlantic salmon  is one… 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


Best Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi over Linguini

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