lemon cloud pancakes

Mom deserves something truly special and memorable for the single day in the year where the family dotes on her and she is the star.  She will appreciate your time and effort as this pancake recipe takes a little additional time to prepare, but … Continue reading

rosemary ‘smashed’ potatoes

I love these little guys, whether roasted inside in the oven or outside on the grill, they delight my senses with the aroma, the colors and the crunch! dinner or breakfast — either way they are scrumptious!! I like to … Continue reading


Crepes are marvelous things — they can be filled with simple things, left-overs, whatever is on have for a quick snack or meal, or they can be full-on gourmet goodies! They freeze well (just remember to separate them with plastic … Continue reading

bunny biscuits

  Quick Orange Chive Biscuit Bunnies   3 tablespoons sugar 1-2 teaspoons fresh orange zest 2 cups biscuit mix (I like Bisquick brand) 1 tablespoon freshly snipped chives 2/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon orange extract or orange liqueur flour, for … Continue reading

cook up a gift!

The most treasured gifts are homemade — and these are not only treasured but scrumptious as well. Package your bounty in cute containers, which may be a ‘recycled’ bottle or jar, a holiday gift bag, a brown or white lunch … Continue reading

spring asparagus

Fresh spring asparagus is in the market! Choose asparagus that is spring green, firm and heavy for its size, no wrinkles or brown spots. And the tips should be firm with the buds closed. Either thin or thick stalks are good, … Continue reading

roasted asparagus with poached eggs

Ahh, simple, beautiful, delicious, and, who knew that asparagus is SO GOOD for you! Did you now that asparagus offers 31 health benefits? 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed   1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon sea salt 6 to 8 eggs … Continue reading

baked stuffed orange french toast

Ahh, breakfast on Christmas morning — it can be a challenge to get to the kitchen and round everyone up for fortification. This dish is a family favorite, because you can assemble it the day before, bake it and serve … Continue reading