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Classic Shrimp Etouffee

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

This classic shrimp etouffee is rich and flavorful and makes a great dish to serve to guests yet easy enough for a weekend dinner. Although this dish is a meal in itself, I like to serve it with a cool and refreshing Israeli Salad, a Read More..

CLASSIC MACARONI AND CHEESE

CLASSIC MACARONI AND CHEESE

Sometimes classic comfort food is just what you need at the end of a hectic day.  This classic macaroni and cheese is one that feels like it came from Grandma’s kitchen.   For my favorite Southern comfort meal, I like to serve Classic Macaroni And Cheese Read More..

A MENU FOR DAD

A MENU FOR DAD

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday.  Why not treat Dad to an incredible 8-course meal that will make him feel special. This menu for Dad is sure to impress. The best part is you’ll still have enough energy to enjoy the meal with him! From Read More..

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

Tavern On The Green was the gorgeous iconic NYC restaurant located in Central Park.  The ambiance, the people watching, and the food was some of the best the city had to offer.   A classic dish served as an appetizer, on a bun for lunch, and Read More..

TOASTED RAVIOLI

TOASTED RAVIOLI

These toasted ravioli are always a favorite.  Cheese ravioli is breaded in a flavorful, cheesy coating and baked until golden brown.  Serve them with your favorite tomato sauce for dipping. Fried foods seem too heavy for an appetizer.  Yet, I adore the crunchy, cheesy fried Read More..

3 Essential Soups You Need to Make This Winter

3 Essential Soups You Need to Make This Winter

Soup is a winter staple; whether it’s thick and creamy or thin and watery, there are dozens of quick and easy recipes for flavorful soups. Soups are the perfect easy-to-cook meal, and you can enjoy them as a starter with garlic bread or add protein and Read More..

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO

This Savory Mushroom Risotto is an Italian classic that is surprisingly easy to make allowing your oven to do most of the work.  Creamy, cheesy, and earthy from the mushrooms, serving this dish will impress even your most staunch critics! I like to serve this Read More..

3 Quick and Healthy Office Breakfast Ideas to Jumpstart Your Day

3 Quick and Healthy Office Breakfast Ideas to Jumpstart Your Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, choosing sweetened and fortified cereals can put your health at risk. Eating healthy doesn’t have to require hours of preparation. You can whip up a healthy breakfast that’ll boost your metabolism and ensure a happy, healthy, and Read More..

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

This moist, sweet Jewish Honey Cake is served on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and is eaten in hopes of a sweet year to follow.  It has all the warm fall spices like cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and flavored with a bit of rum.  Read More..

NEW ORLEANS MUFFALETTA SANDWICH

NEW ORLEANS MUFFALETTA SANDWICH

If you’ve never had the pleasure of eating a New Orleans muffuletta sandwich, then you are in for a treat.  It’s a large round loaf of Italian or French bread that’s split horizontally and spread with a tangy, homemade olive salad.  Then you’ll enjoy layers Read More..

SOUTHERN-STYLE COLLARD GREENS

SOUTHERN-STYLE COLLARD GREENS

I don’t think there’s a more perfect way to get your greens than with this classic slow-cooked Southern side.  It goes perfectly with grilled meats or spicy, Southern dishes.  I like to serve this alongside a bowl of Easy Dirty Rice, Southern Style Cole Slaw, Read More..

STRAWBERRY AND CREAM CREPES

STRAWBERRY AND CREAM CREPES

Up your brunch game with this decadent brunch recipe.  This dish is easy, once you get the hang of making the crepes.  Crepes make a rich, filling brunch dish, stuffed with a creamy, sweet filling and juicy strawberries.  They also make a great dessert. This Read More..

Tasty Treats From The South

Tasty Treats From The South

Do you ever think about staying home and having a lazy day, ordering Mexican takeout and sipping chilled margaritas? Or perhaps some spicy tacos that make your eyes water but fill your heart with joy? We’ve all been there! The third most popular cuisine in the Read More..