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Apple Season!

Apple Season!

Apple season doesn’t seem to care how hot or rainy it is. They have their internal clock and when it sound “Apple Season”, it’s go time. Apples are everywhere and so good! I have definitely embraced the season this year and have some great recipes…

A Classic Salad Dressing becomes a Tasty Dip!

A Classic Salad Dressing becomes a Tasty Dip!

Green Goddess Dip for Vegetables and entertaining. The most delicious dip for veggies. You'll want to make extra.

Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

This recipe elevates a childhood favorite to an adult indulgence. Your kids will like it too! Elevating a childhood favortie to an adult indulgence.

Nut Free Granola

Nut Free Granola

I have a daughter that is allergic to nuts. Thankfully, it is not a life threatening allergy but just enough to be really uncomfortable. She used to love the granola from Madison, in NYC. I decided to create a nut-free version she could enjoy. I…

Your Go To Appetizers!

Your Go To Appetizers!

I believe that everyone should have a quick go to appetizer. Ideally it is one that you either have or keep the ingredients in your house most of the time. I have two that I think are perfect. The first one should bring back memories…

Grapes in Cake! Who knew?

Grapes in Cake! Who knew?

I’ve been participating in the Melissa’s produce #FamilyBakingChallenge. The recipes have come from many sources and have been fantastic. One of my favorites has been the greatest surprise. They came up with a recipe for a snack and cake using Winter Crunch Red Grapes. I…

Biscuit Memories

Biscuit Memories

You know how there are certain things that evoke a memory. Today for me it was eating warm homemade biscuits oozing with butter and drizzled with real maple syrup. If you know anyone from the south you know there are a thousand different ways to…

A New Way to serve Coffee at Brunch.

A New Way to serve Coffee at Brunch.

Here is a great recipe for Cappuccino Muffins to add to a a brunch table. It a perfect dish for your post Thanksgiving brunch, when you might sill be sleepy, but want to enjoy every minute you can with family and friends. A delicous coffee…

A Fall Favorite – Apple Cider Donuts

A Fall Favorite – Apple Cider Donuts

I love food trends. I follow them and try to keep,you all informed. This year I have seen Apple Cider Donuts everywhere! I love that they can be fried or baked. I’ve seen them sprinkled with cinnamon sugar or glazed. I made mine in a donut…

I finally did it! Oatmeal Jam Muffins

I finally did it! Oatmeal Jam Muffins

Back in the ’90s I came across a recipe in a Bon Appetit Magazine for an oatmeal muffin that was filled with jam. It was more oats than flour. It had only brown sugar, no white, and even that was only half a cup. It…

Scones, two ways!

Scones, two ways!

Most of us have had a scone. Some of us have the traditional scone you get at high-tea. I happen to love the one at the Peninisula Hotel, in Beverly Hills. It’s an annual tradition with a few girlfriends and now we are taking our…

Hawaiian French Toast

Hawaiian French Toast

  This recipe makes me long for breakfast on Maui!