Roasted Vegetables

Fri.Dec.18,09 055

      I love roasted vegetables. I love the different flavors and colors. We’re not usually brussel sprout fans, but with the seasoning and melted Romano cheese on top, they were yummy. What combination of vegetables do you like to roast? If you prep your vegetables “a day ahead,” your dinner will come together […]

Potato Pancakes

Dec.26,09+186

    When I was growing up, we use to enjoy potato pancakes on our winter vacations and on snowy days when school was cancelled. My sisters and I would take turns grating potatoes by hand so it wouldn’t be a lot of work for my mom. The process is much easier today with the […]

Make-Ahead Chicken Piccata

Fri.Dec.18,09+071

This has been a hectic week. But the highlight was having my son Matthew come home from college! After having food from the cafeteria for 4 months, he requested this recipe from my cookbook. Matthew will only be home for 3 weeks as he will be going on a 4 month voyage around the world […]

Tex Mex Chicken Burritos

Dec.6,09+054

My husband LOVES Mexican food. He got me hooked on the enchiladas at a local Mexican Restaurant called Ixtapa. I love their enchiladas so much that I have a hard time trying something new when we go there to eat. I like food that has a little kick, but I don’t like it when my […]

Mini Gingerbread Raisin Bread

Dec.6part2+004

  This is one of my favorite quick bread recipes. It’s perfect for gift-giving in these cute mini loaf ceramic dishes. This recipe makes 5 mini Gingerbread Raisin Loaves or two 8 x 4 loaves.    

Chocolate Nut Clusters

I’m starting my Christmas food gifts early this year. These Christmas treats (along with some mini gingerbread loaves and fudge) are going to a few friends tomorrow. I’m hoping that this will make the next few weeks a little less hectic.