November 15, 2016
Pumpkin Bread Trifle with Maple Brandy Cream

What do pumpkin bread, holiday spices, maple pumpkin butter cream, toasted pecans, and brandy...

November 14, 2016
carrots

Roasted carrots and parsnips with homemade chimichurri is an easy side dish that will liven...

November 11, 2016

Soup season is upon us.  With the weather finally starting to cool down, there is nothing...

November 10, 2016

Mug cakes are my secret weapon. When I am too tired or busy to prepare dessert for my family, mug...

November 10, 2016
Vietnamese-style Duck Soup

We have soup for dinner at least one night a week - in the summer it's chilled, garden fresh...

November 9, 2016
Chicharrón Cookies with Toffee Bits

Chicharrónes, they make me purr….Whenever I see the crispy fried pork skin nibbles at...

November 8, 2016
Mayflower Spice Tequila Cocktail

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing, enjoying the company of loved ones, eating more carbs that we...

November 8, 2016
Rita's song whisky cocktail

Finally, it’s election day. The last 18 months have undoubtedly been the most stressful and...

November 7, 2016
Rigatoni with Kale, Pecorino Cheese, and Pine Nuts

Many years ago, while I was a student in Italy, a good friend would come to our apartment a night...

November 5, 2016

Playing around with food is one of my favorite pastimes. Dessert pizza is a fun way to try new...

November 4, 2016
Sloppy Joe Tostadas

It’s a dish that carries a myriad of names - wimpies, toasted deviled hamburgers, hamburg a...

November 3, 2016

You don't have to be a master cake decorator to prepare this amazing pumpkin shaped marble cake....

November 3, 2016
White Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuit BLTs

The type of bread used can transform a BLT sandwich from ordinary to extraordinary. Will I turn...

November 2, 2016
Tomato Soup

Marcella Hazan (the queen of authentic Italian cooking) uses butter in her tomato sauce, which I...

October 31, 2016
Orange Cinnamon Blossom Cocktail

As with the changing of the season our taste for new flavors changes as well. All summer long I...

October 21, 2016
Infusing Flavors: Intense Infusions for Food and Drink

We're having a GIVEAWAY and you could be a lucky winner! 5 individuals will win a copy of...

October 20, 2016

Pumpkin is the perfect ingredient for desserts. It's the nicest base of flavor to pair with the...

October 20, 2016

Halloween is all about playing tricks on the mind.  These edible Halloween treats are prepared...

October 19, 2016
Turkey Chili

The leaves have all changed to brilliant reds and gold here on the Bay of Fundy. We are all...

October 19, 2016
Sweet Onion and Gorgonzola Dolce Tart

When planning what items to keep stocked in your pantry do you consider your freezer as well? I...

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