Articles by: melissa

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

It is time to dust off my computer and roll up my sleeves and start blogging again.   I thought that I would start this week out with a few vegetarian entrees.  Meatless Mondays were big […]

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Buttermilk Lemon Cake Loaves

Buttermilk Lemon Cake Loaves

      Buttermilk Lemon Cake Loaves   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 35 mins Total time 50 mins   These delicious and moist cake are a perfect end to any meal. […]

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Lemon Jumbles (Lemon shortbread cookies)

Lemon Jumbles (Lemon shortbread cookies)

Serves: Makes 32 cookies

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: easy

This is my first post on my new blog format and I have to say, I have no idea what I am doing.  However, I do know that these cookies are so tender and delicious […]

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Heirloom Tomatoes with Corn and Basil

Heirloom Tomatoes with Corn and Basil

Serves: 4-6

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I think I’m obsessed with tomato and corn salads right now… and when my friend, Valerie, took me to her Tuesday night farmer’s market I knew I had to make just one more.  I bought […]

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I am back!!!

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Posted: August 20, 2015

Hi Everyone!!!!  I am back!  It has been a very long, hard and difficult year for me.  My blog has suffered greatly and I have missed it very much. I have recently moved to Napa, […]

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

  I think when it comes to serving  brunch or appetizers we tend to forget about these delicious little deviled eggs.  They come with such a wonderful and natural vessel to fill with delicious concoctions.  […]

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Classic Lemon Bars

Classic Lemon Bars

  Oh Yum!!  Who can resist the buttery crust, tangy lemon custard filling and the sweet dusting of powdered sugar?  I sure can’t!  This was the very first recipe I ever used when I was […]

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Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup

Serves: 4

Time: 45

Difficulty: Easy

  I loved this silky, creamy and very flavorful soup.  Easy to make for a weeknight meal.  Serve with crusty bread and a green salad and you have one healthy “meatless Monday” meal!! I added […]

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Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion Tart

Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion Tart

Serves: 6

Time: 1 + hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

Wow!  This delicious little tart is so full of amazing flavors.  Who can resist roasted cauliflower, caramelized onions and Gruyere cheese all topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese to give it a nice golden brown […]

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Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup

Serves: 8

Time: 1+ hour

Difficulty: Easy

What a delicious little soup.  We had our first rain yesterday and I just had to make a soup.  I am trying to incorporate more vegetables into my diet these days (who isn’t!) and this […]

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