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Brie and Apple Cranberry Chutney Crostini

I was inspired by Kevin at Closet Cooking’s baked brie recipe. We were heading to a friends house for dinner and I decided to make an appetizer using similar flavors. I picked up a seeded baguette, double creme brie...

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Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

We were craving some cookies so I started looking on the web for some recipe ideas. I found this recipe from Martha Stewart and decided to give it a try. I was concerned when I finished making the batter because...

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Orzo with Mushrooms, Peas, and Parmesan

Whenever it’s cold outside, I start craving comfort food. I roasted a lemon and basil chicken for dinner. I decided to serve it with orzo, mushrooms, and peas. This was a simple yet comforting side dish. The mushrooms, shallots,...

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Hamburgers with Feta and Caramelized Onions

I am back from my vacation. Although we never made it to the mountain for skiing, I had a wonderful time with my family and friends. It’s good to be home and great to be cooking again. I was...

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Happy New Year!

I wanted to a take a moment to say thank you to all of my readers. It still amazes me that you come to my little food blog. I am so grateful to have made such wonderful friendships with...

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Vacation

I am taking a week off to play in the snow, go skiing, and sledding, read, relax and enjoy time with my family and friends. I’ll be back to posting next week. I hope everyone has a safe and...

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Iced Lemon Rounds

I wanted to make a different cookie for Santa Claus this year. My kids didn’t want to do chocolate, sugar or peanut butter so I went on a search for something tasty. I found this recipe on Sharon’s food...

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Happy Holidays!!

I want to wish everyone a happy holiday season. May the new year bring you joy, good health and happiness. I am celebrating Christmas today with my husband and children and I look forward to relaxing by the fire...

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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus and Green Beans

Sometimes simple is best. I wanted to roast some veggies and fingerling potatoes to go with a flank steak I was grilling. I thought of all the flavor combinations of herbs and seasonings that would be really tasty but...

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Broccoli and Sharp Cheddar Soup

I recently found a wonderful recipe for broccoli and cheddar soup on a great food blog named Wives with Knives. The soup looked so rich, creamy and delicious I just had to try it. I adapted the recipe to...