Let’s Chat

Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and join the conversation! This is a place for food chat of any kind – relating to the month’s featured topic, mistakes, successes, recommendations, time-saving techniques or tools. Submit your favorite recipe, let me know how you changed one of mine or simply add your comment(s) to the conversation!

Winter Squash

Squash comes in many shapes and sizes, but the most common cooking varieties are butternut, buttercup, acorn and spaghetti.  Squash can be simply prepared with… [more]

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Pumpkins!

Pumpkins aren’t just for carving when you know how to make delicious pancakes, salads, soups, sauces, pies and baked dishes. Pick the right pumpkin Did… [more]

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Apple Cornucopia!

It’s no coincidence that a symbol of the back-to-school season is a shiny red apple on a teacher’s desk.  Apple season begins in September.  With… [more]

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Fast Food!

It is that time of year when our family trades the lazy days of summer for the routine of school, homework and after school activities. … [more]

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Fresh and Delightful!

Spring and summer call for light flavors and for me that means it’s time to pull out a few citrus infused olive oils!  Well I… [more]

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Cooking in Parchment Paper!

Cooking in parchment paper or as the French call it “en  papillote” is an extremely easy and quick way to make a meal!  You can… [more]

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Pistachios!

Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts because of their distinctive flavor, color and health benefits.   They not only taste great when eaten alone, but… [more]

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