Handwritten Family Recipe Tea Towel Gift

My mother was trained as a pediatric nurse, but after she married my father and start having children, she become a stay at home mom. It’s been 20 years since she passed, at the early age of 64, and I still miss her. Recently I pulled out her recipe for Christmas cookies, handwritten on a… [Read More]

Easy Breakfast Egg Muffins with Spinach and Parmesan

This recipe for egg muffins came from my desire to eat a little more healthy. As much as I like food, I’ve never been much of a breakfast person. Also, during the last few months, I’ve been trying to eat really healthy, and have been making eggs for breakfast. Easy Breakfast Egg Muffins  However, there… [Read More]

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]