deviled eggs with bacon

It's that delicious time of year when "fresh" begins to dominate the menu. Days are lengthening, gardens are being prepped and foods are lighter. The deviled egg is so basic, yet can be dressed in so many accessories. Here we add a bit of bacon and green onion rounds both for their deliciousness and color.  … Continue reading deviled eggs with bacon

Toss some chicken on the grill and raise a toast to summers last hurrah

The summers last huge barbecue weekend is here and it brings to mind a myriad of things. Our last days of withering in the heat are behind us for the season, fall is in the air, days are already growing shorter and September means sharing neighborhood streets with the school bus. How many parents are doing … Continue reading Toss some chicken on the grill and raise a toast to summers last hurrah

Appetizers to usher in the Holiday Cocktail Season

Thanksgiving is almost here, menus are being finalized and shopping lists are being created.  Holiday parties are in full swing and will continue through New Years Day, so having a diversified array of cocktails, appetizers, main and side dishes is a must. Toasted rustic bread smothered in a warm and tasty spread or dip is … Continue reading Appetizers to usher in the Holiday Cocktail Season

Soups to warm your bones on a soggy day

My time machine isn't working properly.  January flew by and I have been trying desperately to hold on to the last few days.  February always brings the promise of spring and while I am eager for warmer, dryer weather, the time is whipping by far too fast.  The one thing I can count on for … Continue reading Soups to warm your bones on a soggy day