Miscellaneous

Saying Goodbye!

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Posted: May 18, 2017

I want to thank everyone who has enjoyed my blog over the years.  As you have noticed, I haven’t been very attentive to posting for quite some time.  Life is such a hard, beautiful, crazy […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Corn and Spinach Enchiladas

Roasted Butternut Squash, Corn and Spinach Enchiladas

Oh my gosh!  These enchiladas were so dang good!  I loved the velvety smoothness of the butternut squash paired with the creamy Gruyere cheese.  To give this enchilada a little bit more “chunk” appeal I […]

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Vegetarian Portobello Wellingtons

Vegetarian Portobello Wellingtons

Even if you aren’t a vegetarian you will love this dish.  Tender puff pastry encases a creamy vegetable saute with a beefy portobello mushroom.  This is perfect for your vegetarian guests at your next dinner […]

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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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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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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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Beef Wellington Bites

Beef Wellington Bites

Serves: 24 bites

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

These have to be my most favorite appetizer for the holiday season.  Not only are they beautiful to look at but they are so very decadent and bursting full of flavor and texture.  What’s not […]

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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

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Posted: December 1, 2013

***********NEWS ALERT***NEWS ALERT***NEWS ALERT***NEWS ALERT*********** Did the strength of baking powder become stronger in the last 25 years?  I’ve been making these deliciously tender sugar cookies for a good 25 plus years and for the […]

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