Category Archives: Spring

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 »

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad I remember my first Mother’s Day.  My little girl was three weeks old, and I was so thrilled toView full post »

Roasted Tomatoes on Crostini

Roasted Tomatoes on Crostini I love tomatoes year round. This recipe is great at any time of year, but extremelyView full post »

Fresh Mint and Goat Cheese Ice Cream

Fresh Mint and Goat Cheese Ice Cream In an earlier blog weeks ago I promised that I would give you a new ice creamView full post »


Gnocchi I grew up with the luxury of having homemade gnocchi as often as I wanted. Both my grandmother and mother madeView full post »

Pear Cake

Pear Cake I make a different dessert just about every day so I am always trying to come up with new and interestingView full post »

Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting I am continuing the birthday theme from last week, and wanted to share myView full post »

Recipe for Citrus Biscotti

Biscotti I love making cookies, and my daughters love coming home to freshly baked cookies after school.  I have themView full post »

Kale Salad

Kale Salad Some friends of ours invited us to dinner on Friday night.  It is always a treat to spend time with them,View full post »

Dark Chocolate Gelato

Lombardi Swirls Recently I have been obsessed with making ice cream.  I fantasized about making different exoticView full post »

Grandma’s Chicken

Grandma’s Chicken When I was growing up, at least one Sunday a month, we went to see my father’s family (locatedView 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 »