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


Crispy Bread

3 Deliciously Easy Artisan Bread Recipes

When it comes it to bread, you can’t find anything more satisfying than a crusty artisan bread.   You know the type,  a  crispy, crunchy crust with the inside that is soft and chewy  and so utterly delicious.   So, why is it called artisan bread? Artisans are craftsmen, it’s the craft or art of… Continue Reading


Pumpkin Cheesecake

2 Layer Pumpkin-Cheesecake Pie Recipe

When Autumn rolls around, I start thinking about preparing for the big Thanksgiving Day feast.  That means the turkey and all the accouterments.    The dinner itself is easy as  I always cook a turkey with a traditional French meat stuffing that my mom made.  A recipe she got from her mother, who probably got… Continue Reading


best homemade Pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

Who doesn’t love pizza?  So many varieties to choose from like Margherita, Hawaiian and even your basic pepperoni and cheese.  Pizza is one of those totally satisfying perfect foods.   It seems to appeal to all kinds of different appetites.  For the meat lovers, cover that pie with sausage, pepperoni, and ham.   Veggie lovers,… Continue Reading