4th of July Healthy Menu...

If you are trying to figure out the fireworks of your 4th of July menu and what will make...   Read More

Almond Coconut Tart Crust...

Grain-free, gluten-free, and almost like a cookie, here is a basic tart crust recipe that...   Read More

Bread Stuffing with Herbs...

Stuffing or dressing? My mom and I used to go round and around about what its called. She...   Read More

Brussels Sprouts with Bac...

Brussels sprouts. Those cute little mini cabbages. They make a great side dish to accompan...   Read More

Cauliflower Colcannon

An Emerald Isle tradition, colcannon is a combination of mashed potatoes mixed with eith...   Read More

Champagne Sabayon with Be...

An Ethereal Sauce It was years ago that I first encountered the ethereal dessert sauce cal...   Read More

Chocolate Cranberry Bites...

Chocolate Cranberry Bites. Everyone goes crazy over them, and they are so easy to make wit...   Read More

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

When dessert has to be chocolate, this recipe will knock your socks off. Decadent, rich, s...   Read More

Chocolate Pudding | Pots...

When it comes to dessert for Valentine’s day, it’s all about chocolate. Here is an ea...   Read More

Citrus Sand Tart Christma...

A Christmas cookie called Sand Tarts has been in my family tradition for decades. A thin,...   Read More

Cornbread Cranberry Dress...

Contemplating my holiday menu, I thought about many friends who have adopted a gluten-fre...   Read More

Cranberry Pomegranate Sau...

Cranberry sauce or cranberry relish; the must serve side dish for roast turkey or ham. Con...   Read More

Creamed Pearl Onions

Creamed Pearl Onions. I hated them as a kid, and love them as an adult who finally wised u...   Read More

Creamy Deviled Eggs

Musing over my non-traditional Easter menu of roast salmon, I was missing an appetizer. I...   Read More

Dark Chocolate Dipped Str...

A dessert that is actually good for you? That would be dark chocolate dipped strawberries....   Read More

Easy No Cook Cranberry Re...

No cook cranberry sauce. Even someone who doesn’t cook can make it. With cranberries...   Read More

Easy Roasted Brussels Spr...

My little cabbage might be a French term of endearment, but many people are not in love wi...   Read More

Easy Smoked Salmon Dip

A few years ago I posted my recipe for an easy smoked salmon dip. It’s a recipe I make r...   Read More

Eggs Benedict with Smoked...

Whether Mother’s Day, New Year’s Day or I Survived Another Week Day, Eggs Benedict mak...   Read More

Green Beans Almondine

Since just about every body loves green beans, it’s fun to create new ways to serve...   Read More

Grilled Artichokes

See that platter of grilled artichokes? After we shot the photos for this post we were hun...   Read More

Hearty Turkey Bean Soup

What to do with leftover turkey? Make soup! Here is a hearty turkey bean soup with lots of...   Read More

Homemade Turkey Broth

The best Thanksgiving gravy starts with rich, homemade turkey broth. Make your turkey brot...   Read More

How to Choose and Cut a W...

Watermelons are the quintessential summer refresher. And since watermelons are more than 9...   Read More

How to Make Perfect Hard...

Frustrated by hard boiled eggs that are hard to peel then look like a train wreck? Here is...   Read More

How to Roast Asparagus

I am crazy about asparagus.  Always have been. I have to apologize to my husband for my l...   Read More

Irish Soda Bread-Gluten F...

Baking Irish soda bread was the perfect opportunity to test a new gluten free flour called...   Read More

July 4th Healthy Menu Pla...

If you are trying to figure out the fireworks of your holiday menu and what will make it s...   Read More

Maple Glazed Pecans

Crunchy, rich, and lightly sweet with warm spices. From breakfast through afternoon snacks...   Read More

Mashed Sweet Potatoes wit...

Considered a superfood, sweet potatoes are a powerhouse vegetable packed with flavor and...   Read More

Mother’s Day Recipe...

Planning a special day to honor mom? Here are a few recipes and menu ideas to get your cre...   Read More

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies...

With Christmas right around the corner, I just had to bake cookies. It’s like an it...   Read More

Orange Ginger Creme Brûl...

Creme Brûlée; the famous French custard dessert with a burnt sugar top. It’s made with...   Read More

Pearl Onions with Brown B...

Pearls. Lovely to wear and delicious to eat. That would be pearl onions. Petite when compa...   Read More

Pomegranate Seeds and a D...

A friend recently offered me fresh pomegranates off of her overflowing tree. What a gift!...   Read More

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Here’s a colorful last minute update for your Thanksgiving t...   Read More

Raspberry Balsamic Seared...

Crisp seared salmon and a ruby red sauce made with frozen raspberries, raspberry balsamic...   Read More

Raspberry Pomegranate Glu...

Golden, gluten free waffles with raspberry sauce are a holiday treat. Add pomegranate se...   Read More

Roast Beef Tenderloin wit...

Easy to cook to perfection and serve with flair, it’s hard to compete with the buttery r...   Read More

Scalloped Potatoes

Whether you call them cheesy scallop potatoes, scalloped potatoes, potato au gratin or au...   Read More

Slow Roasted Beef Tenderl...

Looking for a wow dinner for your beef loving family and guests? Check out this slow roast...   Read More

Smoked Salmon Deviled Egg...

Creamy, tangy, eggy bites of deliciousness. Deviled eggs and I go way back. So much, my mo...   Read More

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoe...

There are some subjects in the world of cooking that elicit firm convictions about how som...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse

With the arrival of fall and Thanksgiving around the corner, pumpkin dishes are back on ou...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Pudding

For the perfect finale to your Thanksgiving feast, here’s a creamy, sweet and light pump...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Tart

This spiced pumpkin tart is just what to serve for your Thanksgiving feast finale. Whip it...   Read More

Thanksgiving Green Beans...

Planning and preparing for a big holiday dinner can stress even the most seasoned of cooks...   Read More

Thanksgiving Side Dishes...

What will you serve with that glorious, golden bird? Here is a round up of Thanksgiving si...   Read More

Turkey Tetrazzini Cassero...

Turkey Tetrazzini is an American classic and a favorite dish to make with leftover Thanksg...   Read More

Vegan Chocolate Truffles...

Brightly colored Easter baskets filled with chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs and sweet ca...   Read More

Vegetable Quinoa Breakfas...

Who doesn’t love a good casserole? A breakfast casserole is a comfort food kind if w...   Read More

White Chocolate Peppermin...

White chocolate, refreshing peppermint, cream cheese and whipped cream combine for a rich,...   Read More