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 an irresistible starter on my menu for each holiday party … Continue reading Appetizers to usher in the Holiday Cocktail Season

Juicy and sweet, the first apples of fall

I have officially come down with “Seasonal Madness“.  It isn’t enough to scent the home with maple and cinnamon aromas, or place a few autumn accents here and there, I have the urge to can, cook and bake every apple, berry and pumpkin recipe known to man, all at one time.  There will not be enough meals in a day to serve all I am … Continue reading Juicy and sweet, the first apples of fall