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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 Read More..

AUTUMN SALAD

AUTUMN SALAD

This vegetarian salad is an easy and delicious addition to your Thanksgiving table.  With butternut squash, broccoli, arugula, dried cranberries, and walnuts, this salad is as healthy as it is pretty to look at.  Take care of your vegetarians or health-conscious friends and add this Read More..

MOUSSE au CHOCOLAT

MOUSSE au CHOCOLAT

Creamy, rich, and velvety, this classic dessert recipe is a sublime chocolate experience that is impressive enough for guests your Thanksgiving table and yet easy enough for every day. Do you connect beautiful memories with food?  I do, all of the time. Chocolate mousse takes Read More..

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

This Halloween appetizer may be one of the cutest recipes yet.  Buttery garlic breadsticks, from a refrigerated tube, and prepared marinara sauce or pizza sauce make for a quick appetizer to serve before trick or treating or at your Halloween party. This Halloween appetizer could Read More..

CHICKEN MARBELLA

CHICKEN MARBELLA

This classic recipe is a delicious nod to the “Silver Palate Cookbook” from the late Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso and was THE ‘go-to’ party recipe in the ’80s.   Sweet, tangy, and briny from the capers, the moist chicken is nestled in between juicy prunes Read More..

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

Juicy steak fajitas are always a crowd pleaser.  They are incredibly easy to throw together for a quick weeknight dinner. They are equally great to serve at a party.  What a show stopper to bring a sizzling skillet of fajita meat and vegetables to a Read More..

SEARED SEA SCALLOPS WITH LEMON CREAM SAUCE AND BALSAMIC DRIZZLE

SEARED SEA SCALLOPS WITH LEMON CREAM SAUCE AND BALSAMIC DRIZZLE

I’m not big on those pretentious, snooty recipes.  Do you know the dishes with ‘gastric foam’ and ‘smears’?  And, just what is a gastric foam? I don’t want to say what it looks like to me, so let’s just say that if you are a Read More..

INCREDIBLE MOLTEN LAVA CAKE

INCREDIBLE MOLTEN LAVA CAKE

This may be my favorite dessert.  What’s not to like about an individual dessert with a rich, cakey exterior hiding a warm, gooey, pudding-like chocolate center?  This cake is perfect for a romantic dinner, to serve for a holiday dessert, or to impress guests during Read More..