Beverages · Blog · Desserts

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  I have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day this year.  We will be traveling (with kids) and I am excited for the trip.  But, is it really Valentine’s Day if I don’t get to bake a heart-shaped dessert?  It doesn’t feel like it.  So let’s reminisce about things we have done in… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Roasted Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts: The best side dish ever

I don’t usually like to toot my own horn or exaggerate BUT… I think I might have created the greatest side dish of all time.  I love potatoes, all potatoes in any form.  I do not love Brussels sprouts but I keep on trying.  And everyone loves bacon.  To steal from my best friend’s brother,… Continue reading Roasted Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts: The best side dish ever

Desserts · Recipes

Pear Tarts … not everyone likes pie!

Hello Friends, It is a busy and exciting time around here. I have my first book signing in a few days and two more in early December. It is fun planning the menus and I can’t wait to talk to everyone about food! We are now through the first full week of November. I don’t… Continue reading Pear Tarts … not everyone likes pie!