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 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
Easy. Flavorful. Chock full of good nutrients. What more could I want on lovely cool evening for dinner?
Comfort food and Mac & Cheese have long been associated. So many youngsters have never tasted the dish except for the one that comes in a box! I had the joy of tasting this incredible Macaroni & Cheese on August … Continue reading
As a child, I loved to make cookies and pie dough. My mother was a thoroughly “modern” woman during the ’60s, so TV dinners were our mainstay. But cookies were my domain, and I loved trying any cookie with chocolate. … Continue reading
Like many of you, I am incorporating less meat into my eating and increasing plant-based options. This fruit smoothie is satisfying for breakfast, and sustains me for a few hours. For a complete breakfast, I add a handful of nuts … Continue reading
One spring day I made personal puddings for our guests, as a part of our afternoon Innkeepers Reception. I found these cute little 2 ounce dessert cups at Ikea, and they are so versatile and fun to use. The Oreo … Continue reading
I began making this breakfast strudel a few months ago, and our guests frequently request the recipe. The ingredients of the strudel may be adapted to suit your tastes and what is available fresh and local. Here’s the basic recipe. … Continue reading
This is a great entrée for warm weather—not too heavy and a complete meal in one dish. Plus it’s a great way to use fresh zucchini when in season.