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Holidays/Celebrations, Lifestyle

CHRISTMAS 2018

When I was a little girl, Christmas always felt so magical. But now as a mom, and a grandma, Christmas IS magical! As a little girl, I can remember feeling somewhat sad on Christmas day. Maybe it was the letdown that the sparkle of the month of December was, not […]

Desserts

SPICY PIE CRUST

A simple pie crust can be made with a fork or a food processor, and there is nothing better than homemade pie crusts! They are really not much different that making cookies. Here is one of my go-to crusts that I simply change the spice flavor depending on what is […]

Bread

DATE NUT BREAD

The smell of the holidays starts right here in the kitchen! Oranges, cinnamon, and rum. Can’t you just taste the love! When family is home for the holidays, or I am simply all by myself, I love the smell of bread warming in the oven for breakfast. This spiced date […]

Desserts

FRUIT & NUT BITES

Healthy desserts, and healthy snacks that satisfy, are not easy to come by. Fruit and nuts, in any form, are often a good standby. Sometimes you want a little something creamy to satisfy that hankering for a piece of cheesecake, or ice cream. Ugh, health! These little Date Bites were […]

Desserts

HONEY CAKES

Having gone to see the new Christopher Robin film with my grown daughter, her request, I was reminded just how much I adored Winnie the Pooh! The numerous scenes in the film of honey oozing and dripping from here and there tantalized my appetite to make these Honey Cakes. My […]

Filmmaking, Lifestyle

PEAS & CARROTS

My dream as a filmmaker and visual story teller is to entertain and inspire, everyday people. We capture our guests and audience with antics, our yummy food, and alluring tablescapes, and invite them to “Come sit, Eat, and Chat with us!” As cherished “Grandmas”, we offer ideas, wisdom, and encouragement […]

Desserts

FIG TARTS

Nothing says ‘hello September’ to me like FIGS! Big fat juicy figs falling off the tree, tempting all with their sweetness. How is it that nearly three generations of Americans thought figs were some dried up fruit, from a far-off land, squished inside of two pieces of dough, and called […]

Breakfast/Brunch

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 […]

Salads

CRAB TOWERS

MARYLAND is a crab state. And while crabs can be enjoyed fresh out of the Chesapeake Bay for several months throughout the summer, the tedious work of picking crabs, (which can only be done by hand) is fast becoming a fading job market to fill. No one wants to do […]

Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Storyteller

PEAS AND CARROTS

6 Months in the making and Whisk and Dine goes into production this weekend for its first Reality Show Pilot! So excited!! How does an idea, a thought, a dream become a reality? Beats me! A window, a door would open, and it soon became clear I had found my […]