Pumpkin & Walnut Bread As soon as fall rolls around each year, everywhere you turn you see pumpkin recipes. I resisted starting any fall baking until just this past week but I finally gave in when I started craving pumpkin bread. Pumpkin, one of my favorite varieties of winter squash,Read More →

Sour Cream Banana Bread The Covid 19 Pandemic has had many folks in their kitchens baking up a storm, trying to keep busy, especially while we were locked down. Browsing the internet, it seemed everyone was into sourdough starters, baking loaves of sourdough bread, and making banana bread. I canRead More →

Sweet And Sour Roasted Beets And Onions Beets are a vegetable that folks seem to either love or hate. When roasted, the natural sugars of any vegetable are enhanced and beets in particular become lightly sweet in flavor. My husband and I both love beets and we eat a lotRead More →

Grilled Corn & Zucchini Orzo Salad I am writing this post on the first day of fall, although here in Florida, the seasons tend to all run together. In two weeks, we’ll be back heading back to Michigan, and I must say that I am looking forward to watching theRead More →

Ginger Orange Biscotti With Almonds We have been in Florida for two weeks now, and it has been really wonderful to get away and have a change of scene. We recently purchased two leisure bikes, also called beach cruisers. After my husband returns from his morning bike group ride withRead More →

Pasta alla Norma This is one of those traditional Italian pasta dishes that everyone recognizes and according to my husband it is a pasta dish that I do not make often enough. There are many stories as to how this pasta actually got it’s name, but the basic recipe whichRead More →

Bruschetta Puttanesca Our garden tomatoes did really well this year, and we gorged ourselves on fresh tomato everything for weeks on end. One thing both my husband and I love is tomato bruschetta. Although I usually just chop the tomatoes and toss them with minced garlic, finely chopped basil, extraRead More →

Berry Tiramisu I am feeling nostalgic today, as a memory just popped up on Facebook that reminded me that a year ago today, my husband and I hosted a family reunion at our home. How times have changed! Who would have thought a year ago that things could possibly changeRead More →

Italian Style Gazpacho End of summer tomatoes are often the best. I love nothing more than heading out to my garden each morning and picking ripe, sun-kissed tomatoes still warm off of the vines. We have been harvesting a large bowl full of ripe tomatoes from our small vegetable gardenRead More →