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!
Risotto is one of my nemesis foods. I have made it and it was fine but it was never as good as risottos (or is it risotti?) I have had out. I don’t know why. Maybe if I tried again it would be fine but… it’s annoying. I don’t want to stand over a pot… Continue reading Easy Oven-Baked Risotto
Hello everyone! A couple weeks ago I posted a summary of our Summer Desserts 2017 project and asked you all which recipe you would most like to see on the blog. Well, it was close but Lemon Soufflé definitely got the most votes (via multiple forms of social media). Croissants came in second so I’m sure… Continue reading Lemon Soufflé
Last week Ina Garten came to Saint Louis to promote her newest cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey. If it wasn’t for my good friend, Tia, I would never have known she was coming. Thank you Tia!!! I would have totally lost my mind if I had missed it and later found out she was in my… Continue reading Ina Garten!!!!
The first time I made this salad dressing was about 7 years ago for Christmas dinner. Each person had a little wedge of Boston Bibb lettuce drizzled with this thick, creamy deliciousness and topped with some grape tomatoes. It was a wonderful compliment to our short ribs over polenta. The second time I made it was for New… Continue reading Basil Green Goddess Dressing