Breakfast

Buttery Brioche Cinnamon Rolls

The warm smell of cinnamon, butter and a sweet dough baking in the oven is probably one of the best things you can wake up to in the mornings. If you have been following my blog for awhile, you know how much I adore breakfast and brunch. Granola, muffins, breads […]

Pepper & Sausage Brunch Strata

During the busy holidays, we all need simple, but show stopper dishes, we can serve to a hungry crowd. There is nothing easier than an overnight French toast casserole or a hearty egg strata for a big brunch or breakfast. Last November I posted my pumpkin french toast casserole- I […]

Orange Cranberry Muffins with Walnut Crumble

When looking for the perfect breakfast treat to make for family or to share with friends this holiday season, look no further than these scrumptious Orange Cranberry Muffins with a Walnut Crumble topping. The batter seems heavy, but the muffns bake up light and tender. Slather with rich European butter […]

Masala Chai Latte

Spiced chai has become my warm beverage of choice these days. Ever since I’ve returned from Montana, I have yet to find a coffee house that makes a really good chai that is robust and filled with warm spices. Many local shop use a boxed chai mix that is loaded […]

Pumpkin French Toast Strata

As far as entertaining goes, one of my favorite parties to host is brunch. You can set everything up the night before, no fussing with appetizers, everyone is more relaxed and food for brunch is typically so simple to prepare. One of my favorite things to make is either an […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping

Welcome to a week of Fall breads. Today I am re-visiting a pumpkin bread I have made for years from Sara Foster’s “The Foster’s Market Cookbook” . Sara’s cookbook is one of my absolute favorites. It is full of homestyle cooking that is never intimidating. Her dishes that are simple […]

Summer Vegetable Quiche

Welcome to Vegetarian Week. My newly married daughter, Elizabeth, challenged me to create a series of vegetarian recipes that would be simple, cost effective and healthy. So I bring you- Vegetarian Week. My first recipe is a zucchini, mushroom, spianch and pepper quiche. I just picked up seasonal veggies from […]

The Ultimate Banana Bread

Follwers of my website know I am a big fan of America’s Test Kitchen. I love their inovation, testing and fantastic recipes. They often take something simple and give it a much needed boost. That is the case with this banana bread. Who here hasn’t baked a few loaves during […]

Huckleberry Buttermilk Pancakes

When I have company in town for the summer, I know I am going to serve up something Huckleberry be it a huckleberry martini, huckleberry jam or best of all… huckleberry pancakes. Huckleberries are grown wild only in northern climates. Typically, you can pick them in late July to August […]

Sugar Free Strawberry Sauce

I developed this recipe out a the desire to ramp of the taste of my KETO pancakes. Instead of drowning the pancakes with calorie laden maple syrup, I opted for a sugar free and much healthier option: fresh berry sauce. This recipe can be whipped up in just a few […]