Category Archives: Holidays

Gougeres Recipe

Gougeres (Cheese Puffs) The holidays are here, and the food fest has begun!  I have company in and out throughoutView full post »

Old Fashioned Eggnog

Old Fashioned Eggnog Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like Eggnog.  It is so easy to grab a half gallon at the storeView full post »

Molasses Bar Cookies

Molasses Bar Cookies It’s that time of year…when I get my apron on at the crack of dawn and start baking ChristmasView full post »

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 »

Breakfast Panzanella

Breakfast Panzanella I happen to love Panzanella (zesty bread salad).  Usually, it is a staple in my house through theView full post »

French Macarons

French Macarons I remember the first time I had a French Macaron.  I was in New York City, and happened to be walkingView full post »

Half Moons – The real “Black and White” Cookies

Another childhood favorite that my grandmother, Felicia, would bring home for us were “Half Moons”.  You know themView full post »

Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake I make a variety of desserts to end the holiday meal, but no matter what else is on my dessert table,View full post »

Fresh Ham and Leg of Lamb

Fresh Ham Every year the star of my Easter table is the Roast Leg of Lamb.  Juicy and flavorful, this dish is a familyView full post »

Deviled Quail Eggs

Amuse-Bouche: The Quail Egg  I want to serve something a little whimsical this Easter. But, as I mentioned in the lastView full post »

Easter Bread

I am all about traditions.  I love to continue traditions that were started generations ago in my family, and I getView full post »

Romantic Dinner for Five

Romantic Dinner for Five Who says a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner is only for couples? My husband, Tom, and I have aView full post »