Category Archives: Breakfast

Avid Baker’s Challenge- Cherry Chocolate Pecan Bread

I am part of an on-line baking challenge and every month we all pick the same recipe to feature on our food blogs. This is a terrific experience to see how everyone perceives the same recipes. I have learned so … Continue reading

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Veggie Open Faced Omelet Fits The Bill For a Healthy Breakfast

It’s hard to get vegetables in at breakfast. This recipe takes a little time, but well worth the effort. You can make it with egg whites to cut down the calories, but it’s delicious either way. We make this at … Continue reading

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The Avid Baker Challenge 2013- Panettone Muffins

I have joined the on line monthly baking challenge to bake something every month with a group of other bloggers and we post on line pics of the results. What fun it has been to look forward to the recipes. … Continue reading

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Spinach Pie – A Tasty Way To Get Greens In Your Diet

I took a break from my sourdough bread baking mania to make this Spinach Pie for dinner a few nights ago. I had some filo dough in the freezer and a thawed box of spinach in the fridge so that … Continue reading

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Lazy Day Crabmeat Crepes

Crabmeat is one of my favorite things to eat anytime of the year. It’s versatile, low calorie and delicious. I even use canned crabmeat in a pinch. Crepes are an easy weekend breakfast that can be whipped up with things … Continue reading

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Roundup of Easy Fall Recipes

Fall is the start of our indoor entertaining season. We still cook outside but move the party inside for comfort of our Southern guests that often visit for leaf peeping. The gardens are holding out for that last bit of … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Iconic Palace Cafe in the French Quarter + Recipe for Crabmeat Cheesecake

No trip to the big easy would be complete without a visit to a Brennan Family Restaurant. When I lived there, it was the gold standard of service and authentic Louisiana food. Served in style with silver cups and lots … Continue reading

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Edible Adventure- Have a butter tasting

Intrigued by the taste of real butter? Be the first on the block to have a butter tasting. You will be surprised at the subtle differences between the kinds of butters. I suggest getting at least five kinds of butter, … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Springtime Fun with Mint

Here are a couple of tasty recipes from my chef friend Ginnie Bivonia who lives in Dallas and loves fresh mint. Be sure to catch her rant at the bottom of the post about the difference between spearmint and peppermint. … Continue reading

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In Honor of the Royal Wedding- Celebrate with Afternoon Tea, not just for commonwealth

Afternoon Tea is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The ritual of taking tea is relaxing and often overlooked as a entertaining option. Today, it’s easy to pick up what you need for a quick relaxing respite. All … Continue reading

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