Month: April 2017

My Favorite Cheesecake

My Favorite Cheesecake

rich and creamy cheesecake with nutty crust and hint of lemon

Italian Beef Sandwiches (Slowcooked)

Italian Beef Sandwiches (Slowcooked)

Slow-cooked Italian beef sandwiches with sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms

Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad With Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon

Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad With Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon

  I just love spring! Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, the air smells fresh from a recent spring shower and the farmers markets and produce stands are coming back from their winter hibernation. The produce aisles are abundant with fresh asparagus, crisp green […]

Summer Sangria

Summer Sangria

Summer is right around the corner. That means hot sunny days and cold sips. One of my favorite summer sips is Sangria. I received this recipe many years ago from a friend who had just returned from a trip to Spain. She made this drink […]

Easter Brunch: Spicy Andouille Sausage Quiche and Roasted Potatoes

Easter Brunch: Spicy Andouille Sausage Quiche and Roasted Potatoes

What’s not to love about Brunch?? Breakfast and Lunch foods served together, late morning/early afternoon grazing, gathering of family and friends and Champagne! Quiche has always been one of my “go to” dishes to serve at a brunch. Not only is it simple to make […]

It’s All Greek to Me: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

It’s All Greek to Me: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

It was at a recent birthday gathering that I was inspired to write this recipe. We were at a local Dive bar that I had been to many times before but had never ordered food there. I’m not dissing on dive bar food, many have […]

Hawaiian Plate Lunch

Hawaiian Plate Lunch

I am so glad that spring is finally here after the crazy winter that we have had this year. It reminds me that Summer is right around the corner. And that means spending time with friends,outdoors, grilling. One of my summertime favorites is Hawaiian BBQ. […]