Tuscan Vegetable Soup Recipe

Tuscan Vegetable Soup Photo

Christmas and New Year’s came (what joy!)  and went. The busy holiday season was behind me and I was craving vegetables and simpler meals. One Polar Vortex blew by and a second is on the way, so the cold wind is howling something fierce. How can I … [Keep reading...]

Wine Vinegarette with Frozen Wine Cubes

Winter Salad

The fa la la of the holiday season has finally caught up with our household. It is time for healthier eating for our meals which equates to more veggies, more salads and healthier living. The refrigerator barely has room for the fresh produce that I … [Keep reading...]



Ahhhh.......January! Truly the only redeeming thing that I like about January is that it is my best friend’s birthday month and for that reason, and that reason only, I won’t eliminate the month completely from my calendar. (Happy Birthday Kathy … [Keep reading...]

Tangy Meatballs-easy appetizer recipe for the New Year’s Eve Party

Tangy Meatball Photo

Let’s toast the New Year! Here is to you and all that 2014 will bring to you and your loved ones! Thank you for sharing this last year with us and we look forward to sharing lots of recipes, food tips and family stories with you next year! Are … [Keep reading...]

Artichoke Goat Cheese Crostini

Artichoke and Goat Cheese Crostini Photo

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Let the bells chime with joy for the season! We love holidays. Can you tell? We have shared stories of our family traditions and favorite recipes for cookies and breakfasts! Food is always center stage at our houses … [Keep reading...]

Amaretto Fruit

Amaretto Fruit

Traditions! Yes, traditions run deep in our home this time of year. Our family treasures all of our traditions (and yes, some are quirky,) Christmas brings as many traditions to our home as wishes on Santa’s list. It was a joy to share our … [Keep reading...]

Candy Cane Snowballs

Candy Cane Snow Balls

Some days the rhythm of life can be comforting to the soul. When the calendar and the season play a rhythm that sounds something like "same time next year"your heart skips a beat and yes, smiles. Traditions this time of year are the fabric of life. … [Keep reading...]

Old-Fashioned Parker House Rolls

Roll photo

What food is sacred to your family? Everyone has a food or two that stands, unchanged, for all of time. Food trends come and go, yet usually there is one recipe that is so revered it has to be served, no matter what. … [Keep reading...]

Thanksgiving Wishes and Gingerbread Cookies!

Gingerbread cookie photo

What a fun and busy time. I love holidays and all of the celebrations and traditions. Right now, my kitchen is stuffed with the fixings for the Thanksgiving feast and at the same time, I am already baking for Christmas. Am I confused? No, it’s just … [Keep reading...]