Breakfast/Brunch

HOMEMADE GRANOLA

Weekday mornings can be so hectic that everyone leaves the home nutritionally unprepared for the day ahead of them! It doesn’t have to be that way if you are willing to give a little of your time on the weekends, (maybe twice a month) to make a healthful batch of […]

THYME QUICHE

Eggs, for me, are always a meal: Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner. This fast and easy quiche can be prepared in a large pie dish, using your favorite pie crust, or store bought (if time is in your way), and these simple ingredients. Quiche Ingredients Makes 1 large, or 4 mini-quiche […]

BISCUITS FOR TEA SANDWICHES

Tea Sandwiches can be made out of anything you like on a sandwich, but the bread… The Bread Must Be Irresistible! Homemade biscuits are fast and easy to make, and always look spectacular with these quaint little bite-size sandwiches. My British husband tells me that a sandwich is not a […]

KIDS SMOOTHIES

Yesterday’s shakes are now called Smoothies, and wow are they fantastic! The perfect breakfast, lunch, or after-school snack for children. You would be amazed at what you can hide in them. This one was made just for my granddaughter, Rebecca. She loves strawberries, and so with a few other yummy […]

CLOUD EGGS

Food Trends. There are food trends I don’t think I would care to try, and then there are those that will become a permanent fixture in my repertoire of favorites. Cloud Eggs. Yep, they are just that! The whites are as light, and airy as a cloud, and yet hold […]

TEA EGGS

Quail eggs are so darn cute! They are the perfect size for so many dishes that would not work for a chicken egg. However, on this day of dabbling with quail eggs, it was the marbleized shell that caught my attention. And so, I decided to try to create something […]

EGG SOUFFLE

There are eggs, and then there are EGGS! I was excited to be given the opportunity to obtain turkey eggs from a small local farm. I found the eggs even more impressive than my favorite duck eggs, and when I discovered a double yolk inside one of my eggs, I […]

STUFFED PUMPKIN BLOSSOMS

Just as summer gardens are beginning to come to life, a tiny peek of autumn pops through: Pumpkin Blossoms! Rarely will you find them at the market, since they are so delicate, and perhaps you may never go out of your way to prepare these lovely flowers as an appetizer, […]

BISCOTTI

Nothing is more “Dunkable” than a Biscotti! It holds up beautifully when dunked in: Coffee/Espresso Tea Hot Chocolate But is also yummy alone, especially if you like crunchy cookies, as appose to a cake-like cookie. Biscotti can be made out of such a variety of ingredients, but the delicate, exotic flavor […]