With the heat of summer bearing down and temperatures reaching into the upper 90’s I find myself longing for some cooler weather. It has been far too warm to be inclined to do much more than hide in the house with the blinds closed and […]
It’s that time of year when our gardens are really starting to pay us back for the many hours we have spent tilling and watering, weeding and staking. Blooms are turning into prized produce, and we are thankfully enjoying the fruits of our labor. Even […]
I have always enjoyed quiche for breakfast or brunch, any kind really I just adore an egg pie. I also love hash browns, so the idea of combining the two into one delicious dish, well count me in. The crispness of the hash browns is a delightful change up from a flaky crust of a traditional quiche. Really quite easy to make, this dish is perfect thing to serve your overnight or holiday guests, or to simply treat yourself on a lazy weekend. Mix it up a bit during the week and have breakfast for dinner, this quiche will certainly satisfy and your family will love it. (more…)
Cherries and almonds are one of natures perfect pairings and this amazing cake certainly proves the point. Red wine and cherries cook together to form a naturally sweet layer that pairs perfectly with the biscuit-like almond cake. No oil or butter in this recipe makes […]
Tender leaves of spinach are sauteed with onion and garlic then added to a Parmesan cheese sauce in this mouthwatering ‘steakhouse’ version of creamed spinach. This easy-to-make-recipe uses just a few simple ingredients to create an unforgettable side perfect for serving with most any meal. Chock full of fresh spinach this delicious dish will have your family gobbling up the greens and begging for more. (more…)
An interesting combination of spices are added to a mixture of beef and pork to create a traditional Middle Eastern dish known as Kofta. This flavorful meatloaf-style delight is usually formed as either a log or in balls and then grilled. There are many recipes […]
For many people Memorial Day weekend is considered the official start of the grilling season. Folks are digging our their grills, locating their tongs and spatulas, exchanging propane tanks, and purchasing charcoal in anticipation of the coming weekend. For many of us this will be the first three-day weekend in a long time and with warmer weather it is a natural that everyone is ready to get outside and grill. I however am one of those crazy people who insist on grilling year-round. Like the postal motto, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps me from my grill, and over the years I have found there is almost nothing that can not be prepared on the grill.
Smooth and creamy, incredibly delicious, this simple yet elegant terrine of smoked salmon is sure to please. The perfect dish for any party or special event, this tantalizing mousse will amaze your guests. Easy to make using only a few ingredients, this appetizer can be prepared ahead of your gathering. Take you holiday entertaining to a new level with this mouthwatering and visually impressive delight. Keep one in the freezer for unexpected visitors or for a last minute get together. Simply divine! (more…)