MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

Spicy breakfast tacos are a great way to start your Cinco De Mayo celebration.  Soft flour tortillas are stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs and spicy, Mexican chorizo sausage.  Easy enough for a weekday morning, yet delicious enough for a weekend brunch. If breakfast is the 

SWEET AND TANGY GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

SWEET AND TANGY GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

These bacon-wrapped green bean bundles, brushed with a sweet, balsamic glaze, are a beautiful and elegant side dish that is easy enough for a weeknight dinner. I think that bacon makes everything delicious.  Then add balsamic vinegar to that, and you have a dish that 

SOUTHERN STYLE COLESLAW

SOUTHERN STYLE COLESLAW

A sweet and tangy Southern Style Coleslaw, this crunchy slaw is one of the easiest dishes to make.  It’s the perfect accompaniment to burgers, barbecue, or fried foods.   Walk away from the premade deli coleslaw.  You don’t need that soggy, watery slaw any longer.  If 

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

Who doesn’t love this old school classic?  The cold and tender shrimp. The sweet and spicy sauce.  So delicious. I like to serve these Savory Roasted Garlic Palmiers and a Classic Cosmopolitan Martini to wash it all down. If you’ve ever ordered a shrimp cocktail 

IRISH COFFEE

IRISH COFFEE

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and as a perfect nightcap recipe to comfort us during this crazy time, this Irish Coffee will warm your body and soothe your nerves.  Serve this after a holiday meal of Oven-Baked Corned Beef & Roasted Cabbage and Irish 

IRISH COLCANNON

IRISH COLCANNON

In a time when we all need a healthy dose of comfort food, this Irish side dish is as comforting as it gets.  Who doesn’t love mashed potatoes mixed with soft, steamed cabbage, scallions, cream, and butter? It’s Irish cuisine at its finest.  I like 

OVEN BAKED CORNED BEEF AND ROASTED CABBAGE STEAKS

OVEN BAKED CORNED BEEF AND ROASTED CABBAGE STEAKS

This St. Patrick’s Day favorite could not be easier and is so tasty.  Forget those boiled dinners, this oven-baked dinner is much more flavorful.  I like to serve it with Roasted Garlic Horseradish Mashed Potatoes and Sauteed Haricot Verts. Don’t you love corned beef?  It’s 

RED VELVET CUPCAKES

RED VELVET CUPCAKES

Moist, buttery, slightly tangy, and beautiful in color, this classic cupcake recipe is the perfect ‘little bite’ to share with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. Red velvet anything is a favorite of mine – cake, cupcakes, pudding, pancakes, even a red velvet martini.  So delicious. 

RUSSIAN TEA CAKES

RUSSIAN TEA CAKES

This classic cookie recipe is a perfect bite of shortbread enrobed in powdered sugar.  This recipe is also called Mexican tea cakes, wedding cookies, or snowballs, these pretty little cookies are rich, tender, with a sandy texture. They’re perfect with a cup of coffee or 

THE‌ ‌ULTIMATE‌ ‌CHOCOLATE‌ ‌MARTINI‌

THE‌ ‌ULTIMATE‌ ‌CHOCOLATE‌ ‌MARTINI‌

This easy cocktail recipe is the perfect sweet, boozy dessert martini. Martini purists will claim that this creamy, chocolatey drink isn’t really a martini, but I can attest that it will satisfy any sweet tooth or chocolate craving you may have.  It is delicious, but 

WHITE WINE AND HERB GRAVY

WHITE WINE AND HERB GRAVY

Gravy is a Thanksgiving essential and this classic gravy recipe is a holiday staple.  But why do so many of us (me, included) feel overwhelmed by the thought of making a smooth, flavorful, perfect turkey gravy?   Well, no more!  If you can stir with a 

BUTTER AND HERB ROASTED TURKEY BREAST

BUTTER AND HERB ROASTED TURKEY BREAST

If you are having just a small group for the holiday or if most of your guests prefer white meat, give this bone-in turkey breast recipe a try.  Easy and delicious, this Thanksgiving recipe will produce a lusciously moist, savory, and buttery turkey. Back when 

YANKEE HERBED BREAD STUFFING

YANKEE HERBED BREAD STUFFING

This homemade stuffing recipe is buttery, herby, and oh so savory.  Whether you stuff the bird with it or bake it in a casserole dish, this stuffing tastes like what grandma used to make.   Stuffing is one of my favorite dishes and yet, I only 

HOMEMADE CRANBERRY SAUCE

HOMEMADE CRANBERRY SAUCE

You are going to love how easy it is to make this classic Thanksgiving recipe.  With only six ingredients and less than 30 minutes, you can whip up this perfectly sweet and tart sauce.   Nothing says holiday like a beautiful, garnet-colored, cranberry sauce.  It adds 

MARMALADE RUM GLAZED CARROTS

MARMALADE RUM GLAZED CARROTS

This is such an easy side dish that is also delicious.  Baby carrots are steamed until tender and then glazed with thick, sweet orange marmalade and rum sauce. There are the broccoli casseroles, the shaved brussels sprouts, and the green bean casseroles on every holiday