Breakfast/Brunch

PIE & TART CRUST – IN MASON JAR LIDS

It doesn’t have to be the holidays to love pies or tarts. You don’t have to be waist conscience or health conscience to appreciate the size of these lovely little 3-Bite tarts and pies. Using a Mason Jar Lid in place of a large pie pan, or expensive tart shells, […]

POLENTA MUFFINS

  A lazy week-end brunch in August. I can think of nothing I enjoy more than a European Brunch: Breads, Fruits, Tea or Coffee. Since it is late in August, corn is quite abundant here on the east coast. Some of the best polenta I have ever made, was made […]

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, […]

BREAD

BREAD  The quickest way to a man, woman, or child’s heart! The most basic food that we can prepare, and yet the most decadent when it has been prepared by YOU! I can think of nothing I cook in the kitchen that is easier than bread. You don’t believe me? I […]

BANANA MUFFINS

Who would have thought that banana muffins could become a fast, easy way to slip in a little nourishing ingredients for the family. With barley, olive oil, cardamom, and yogurt, this recipe does! The flavor is slightly tangy, yet sweet, but the addition of barley flour, mixed with wheat flour, gives […]

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 […]