The Best Cheesy Chicken Chili Dip

My sister invited us over to celebrate her son’s twelfth birthday. I knew there were going to be a lot of people because we have a large family and so does her husband. She is perfectly capable of cooking for a large crowd. In fact, she also writes a blog called My Life Cookbook. Many… [Read More]

Butternut Squash Tart with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

It seems like butternut squash is available any time of year. However, if you are growing this squash, or still shopping the farmer’s markets, fall is the best time for this tasty vegetable. Or is it a fruit? Recently I picked up a nice one, and made a butternut squash tart with tomatoes, goat cheese… [Read More]

Melt in Your Mouth Homemade Apple Dumplings

Another item introduced to me by my husband, was a Pennsylvania Dutch apple dumpling. When visiting his family in central PA, near Amish country we picked up a few apple dumplings, in the fabulous market in the center of town. He would heat the dumpling, and add milk, to eat any time of day, mostly breakfast…. [Read More]

Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

A few years ago I watched a show on TV about the Brooklyn market. One of the merchant stands in the market was run by a couple of women who made their own ricotta cheese. Ever since then, I’ve been wanting to try to come up with my own homemade ricotta cheese recipe. Homemade Ricotta… [Read More]

The Best Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This double chocolate chip cookie recipe was inspired by my deep love of chocolate. I know I’m not alone, and believe it or not there are actually are some chocolate recipes, (though not many), that are too chocolaty, even for me.  Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe I’ve added chopped pecans to this one for added texture… [Read More]

Blue Cheese Burger with Fig Jam #SundaySupper

I just joined up with a great group of folks from Sunday Supers. They are a bunch of culinary creatives who are on a mission to inspire people to spend more time around the family table. I love spending time around the table with my family, so this is right up my alley. This weeks topic was… [Read More]

10 Amazing Appetizer Recipes

Here are 10 appetizer recipes that you can make for your own party, or to bring to the next gathering. All are pretty easy to make and contain a variety of easy to find ingredients.   Don’t forget the Free Caldrea Kit offer is still available while supplies last. (ends July 24th @ 6pm)Affiliate links…. [Read More]