Like so many others, I succumbed to the hype and pressure – pun intended – and ordered an Instant Pot on Black Friday. While I’ll probably never use half its features, I have been experimenting with recipes with varying degrees of … Continue reading
When my neighbor was having surgery on a cold winter day, I wanted to make yummy and soothing soup for her return home. I decided to combine the nourishment of chicken soup with the comfort of dumplings. Perfect for a … Continue reading
I recently selected the book “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles, a beautifully written and captivating novel, for my beloved book club’s discussion. My friend Larie and I decided to prepare a themed dinner focusing on a stew served … Continue reading
I am so fortunate to have a good friend who is a master baker. Rachel Portnoy, Chez Nous, Lee, MA, shared this recipe with me, and now I am sharing it with you. I love this recipe. Unlike most American … Continue reading
Everyone has a favorite recipe that often becomes their comfort food. I know I’m not alone in choosing The Silver Palate Cookbook’s Chicken Marbella because I have been to a number of friends’ dinner parties to happily discover the hosts … Continue reading
I love trying variations to Party Mix, and still like the original one on the back of the Chex Mix boxes (except for doubling the spices). This twist on the Party Mix is scrumptious, and came to me from a … Continue reading
These cookies were first posted 8 years ago, and finally I got around to making them. Recently I’ve experimented with baking cookies on round stones versus baking on parchment lined cookie sheets. These cookies definitely turned out best on the … Continue reading
You won’t believe how easy and tasty this recipe is. Buy cranberries now while they’re fresh in the stores and freeze some for later because your family is going to beg you to make this again. Best if served warm … Continue reading
Regardless of how sophisticated your palate, there are several universal truths when it comes to appetizers-everyone loves pigs in a blanket, vegetables and dip, potato chips and onion dip and deviled eggs.
Easy. Flavorful. Chock full of good nutrients. What more could I want on lovely cool evening for dinner?