Mother’s Day is on Sunday. Don’t worry if you haven’t bought your mom a card yet or you don’t want to spend $97,000 on three flowers… I’ve got you covered! Make your mom her very own Mother’s Day Brunch. There are several recipes just on this blog alone that would be great for Mother’s Day Brunch;… Continue reading Lemon Ricotta Pancakes: An Easy Mother’s Day Treat!
I have a love affair with ham. My husband doesn’t understand it but it’s real and it’s deep. It’s ingrained through my mom’s side of the family. A phrase my cousin, sister and I are always saying (in our mother’s voices), “We got ham!” It used to be to make fun of them but now… Continue reading What To Do With Leftover Easter Ham
I love making “special” food for holidays. It is so fun to have a reason to switch things up. I always make a traditional corned beef and cabbage meal for St. Patrick’s Day. I am a quarter Irish, after all, and I love the entire meal: the corned beef, the cabbage, the carrots, the potatoes….… Continue reading Feed Me… I’m Irish
Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. We usually celebrate by going out for a romantic dinner. If that doesn’t fit in the schedule, we make a fancy dinner at home and eat after the kids go to bed. This year is a dinner at home kind of year. Of course, you have to have… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Decadence
When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!