Tag: Bread

PICNIC SEASON

PICNIC season is finally here! Oh, how we embrace this time of year. Whether seaside, park bench, or blanket spread in your backyard or deck, it is an occasion to eat a simple meal outside with nature. Don’t over think it. Keep it simple. It’s really all about the ambience […]

SPRING 2018

The second day of spring and 10 more hours of snow. A heap of overripe bananas. I see lots and lots of Banana Muffins happening here today! No better way to heat up the house than with kitchen heat. Crack open the window to listen to that magical silence that […]

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 […]

HOMEMADE PRETZELS

Snow Days. When my four, now grown children, were kids, and a school day was traded for a snow day, of laughter, wet floors, and rosy cheeks, they always looked forward to special treats from the kitchen. Problem was, I cooked homemade everything every day any way. So, what could […]

CHRISTMAS 2017

EAT. DRINK. BE HAPPY! This video, I have made for you, is a simple yet exuberant collage of the fun, food, and family traditions we love to enjoy each year. I hope you will smile a little, laugh a little, and be REAL hungry after watching! All the recipes in […]

OLIVE BREAD

  Bread is a staple of life. But, what would we call it if we were to add an array of ingredients to our bread dough? A FEAST! I am delighted to share with you, one of my favorite things to eat. Olive Bread. Add a few bottles of wine, artisan […]

PIZZA ROLL

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! Anything you can put ON and pizza, you can put IN a Pizza Roll. Actually, the possibilities are more inviting, because the Pizza Roll is easier to eat, serve, and save. Use your imagination, or simply empty your fridge into this easy to make dough, roll that […]

BURGER BUNS

  Burger season is almost here. Whether I am serving meat burgers, veggie burgers, or seafood burgers, I want a quality BUN! Try your hand at making your own burger buns, and I doubt you will ever buy them again! Ingredients Yields 1 dozen Yeast – 1 tablespoon Sugar – […]

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 […]

HOMEMADE 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 […]