Category Archives: Fall

Recipe Emergencies

Recipe Emergencies We have all done it. Plunged head first into making a recipe and then realized we did not have anView full post »

Pumpkin Sculpting

Pumpkin Sculpting It’s October and time to put out the pumpkins.  Every year the kids and I adorn the house insideView full post »


Pizzelle When I was a little girl, my grandmother and mother used to make these thin, crisp cookies that almostView full post »

Indian Chicken Curry

Indian Chicken Curry No matter how many recipes I have, once and a while I get bored by my repertoire and I need to makeView full post »

Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies I mentioned earlier this month that I am working on various pumpkin recipes. TheseView full post »

Beef Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup With the chill in the air, it is starting to be soup season.  Last night I made one of our favorites;View full post »

Beef Brisket

Beef Brisket My mother-in-law always made a wonderful brisket of beef.  As she got older she cooked less and less, butView full post »

Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake It is only September, and yet I am already in full Pumpkin mode.  I have beenView full post »

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie Earlier in the week we experienced some true fall weather.  The chill in the air got me excited toView full post »

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken We entertain at home quite a bit, and so I am always trying to make new dishes to serve our friends.  ForView full post »

Onion Olive and Anchovy Tart

Onion Olive and Anchovy Tart A few months ago a friend and I went to a cooking class given by Chef Claude Martin.  OneView full post »

Fettuccini Carbonara

Fettuccini Carbonara As a child growing up in a very traditional Italian family, Fettuccini Carbonara was a dish myView full post »

Chocolate Toffee

Chocolate Toffee My daughter turned ten this week, and to celebrate, she had a girls’ luncheon at her favoriteView full post »

Beef Tenderloin Chili

Beef Tenderloin Chili It is back to school week, and on one of the last few days of summer vacation with my daughters,View full post »

Pommes Dauphinois

Pommes Dauphinois (Potato Gratin) Potatoes Dauphinois is quite simply potatoes sliced thinly and cooked in cream. View full post »