Month: September 2017

PUMPKIN SEED & DATE CAKE

There’s more to that lovely, sunshine of an orange pumpkin, than meets the eye! Those seeds!!! The oil that can be extracted from roasted pumpkin seeds is richly delicious. While everyone will be focused on the flavorless meat of the pumpkin, with cakes, pies, muffins, ice cream, and cocktails, (as […]

VEGAN MEATBALLS

You don’t have to be Vegan to enjoy a delicious meatless dish! These Vegan Meatballs are full of healthy, delicious ingredients, and you can adjust the spices you personally like to add, though I am finding the addition of smoked salt, or peppers, give these meatless-meatballs a kind of bacon […]

APPLE CIDER TODDY

Nothing says, ‘Cozy Fireside’ quite like a Hot Toddy! Make mine Apple Cider please!! Ingredients Per Person          Apple Cider – 8 oz. per person          Cinnamon Stick          Cardamom – a few pods          Cloves – a few cloves          Rum – 1 shot per person          Apple – […]

CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Sometimes our best dinner celebrations, are right in our own home! When an evening calls for a special occasion, I love to play “theatre”! Set the stage with ambiance, eye candy, and great food and wine. The evening can linger into the wee hours of the morning, which makes the […]

BLACK WALNUT COOKIES

One of the most unusual tasting nuts, and not very often shared in recipes, is the Black Walnut. There is an almost smoky, earthy flavor to them, and they lend themselves beautifully to the richness of a shortbread type of cookie. Hope you enjoy this cookie recipe my Swedish grandmother […]