Breakfast

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 […]

Almond Keto Pancakes

I have to be honest: this recipe has been challenging. Making a pancake that is low carb, high protein and does not taste like flabby wet paper towels is not easy. I must have thrown out at least four recipes trying to get this right. Coconut flour is terrible- just […]

Citrus Salad with Buffalo Burrata, Herbs & Honey

Welcome to the end of week 1 of my Clean Eating month. If the Winter Blues have got you down and you just want carbohydrates and sugar, I have the remedy for your sickness: my bright, vitamin rich- Citrus Salad with Burrata, Honey and Herbs. This is not your typical […]

Cinnamon Pecan Sticky Buns

Well, here it is. The end of the calorie splurging season. You have New Year’s Day left to induldge before the New Year’s Resolutions begin. So, for my last post of the year, I’ve decide to go big. Well, actually, not so big- a slightly reduced calorie breakfast treat. These […]

Pannetone Bread Pudding with Vanilla Bourbon Sauce

This is yet another one of my “I’ve been making this dish forever” recipes. But this time I am tweaking this bread pudding with sweet pannetore instead of regular Italian bread. I used to make this dish for neighborhood potlucks because it travels very well. I also love to make […]