Just Spices’ Cucumber Gazpacho

Spice up your Saint Patrick’s Day Menu with a spring favorite. This time of year isn’t only about celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. Spring will arrive in a few days, and as it approaches we begin planning our garden footprint, purchasing seeds or seedlings and setting our menu flavors to a lighter, fresher fare. This recipe is light, refreshing,  and a perfect pairing with a bit … Continue reading Just Spices’ Cucumber Gazpacho

Delectable Gluten-Free Brownie Recipes for the Holiday Dessert Table

Whether you choose to avoid gluten due to allergies, or want to bake a batch of everyone’s favorite treat for the holiday season, Blends by Orly has you covered. They have sent us these two delectable brownie recipes – one for Chocolate Chip Blondies and one for Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies – that are rich, delectable and gluten-free, to share with our readers. Recipes and photographs provided by … Continue reading Delectable Gluten-Free Brownie Recipes for the Holiday Dessert Table

Chef Kamran Naseem’s Filet and Brussel Sprout Medley

As winter approaches and the nights lengthen, date night makes a comeback. Baby, it’s getting cold outside and winter nights in front of a warm fire are on the list. Grab a bottle of red, spend the night “in” with your love and create an intimate moment for two. Manhattan’s Reserve Cut, has just welcomed a new Michelin-starred executive chef, Kamran Naseem, and offers his recipe for a … Continue reading Chef Kamran Naseem’s Filet and Brussel Sprout Medley

Cheese Ravioli with Honey-Garlic Bourbon Sauce

Making pasta for the family isn’t as daunting as it sounds. It’s involved and takes a bit of time, but the recipe is simple. The more you practice and your technique evolves, you will find yourself mulling over creative and delicious ways to enhance future dishes. The following link is directed to a previous post for making fresh pasta. how to make pasta, and contains step … Continue reading Cheese Ravioli with Honey-Garlic Bourbon Sauce

Four Cheese Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Kick the traditional cheese sandwich up a notch or three and celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with four tantalizing cheeses. Perfect for after school snacking, a light weekend lunch or simple indulgence, it’s a quick, delicious meal. Do you love to grill no matter what the season? The T-fal OptiGrill Plus is the new, one-of-a-kind way to grill indoors. The innovative OptiGrill Plus features a … Continue reading Four Cheese Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Gaea’s Olive Oil Cake

Shake up your holiday dessert table this year with zesty, fresh flavors. Christmas dessert tables are filled with a various assortment of sweet delicious pastries. Holiday decorated cookies take center stage while heavily frosted cakes and cinnamon spiced pies wait to be cut. This year we are adding a bit of a zesty twist to our collection. Friends and family will love this decadent fresh, citrusy addition and will … Continue reading Gaea’s Olive Oil Cake

Crockpot Eggnog French Toast with Maple Creme Syrup

The holidays are a busy time and with company coming in from out of town, feeding a hungry crowd is priority. The morning after is just as busy a time as the festive holiday dinner and a hearty, delicious breakfast is a must when it comes to treating family and out of town friends. The ingredients list is simple and more than likely you will have … Continue reading Crockpot Eggnog French Toast with Maple Creme Syrup

Fabulous flavors in 30 minutes or less

Quick and delicious meals are on the menu this week, and we have been looking for light and delectable flavors to remind us that spring and summer are on their way. Each dish posted has a total start to table time 30 minutes or under and is promised to be delicious. Silky Seafood Spaghetti with Lemon Parsley Chile Aioli by Judith Klinger for Honest Cooking. … Continue reading Fabulous flavors in 30 minutes or less

An Evening In with Dinner and Cocktails

If you haven’t finalized your dinner menu for Valentine’s Day, I have a gorgeous culinary creation and a cocktail or two to add to your list of possibilities. Butterflied Rib Steak by Marcus Bawdon ~ When I first found Marcus’ site, CountryWoodSmoke, I was originally drawn in by the photography and stayed for the delectable recipes. The carnivore in me was entranced.  Take some time, … Continue reading An Evening In with Dinner and Cocktails