Focaccia Art


My kids came home to visit this weekend and my son Dillon wanted to make something with me. I know this Focaccia Art is trending, so I suggested we try to make some ourselves. I took a shortcut on the dough and pulled most of the herbs out of my garden so it was simple and fun, not to mention delicious! Continue reading

Green Veggies with Poached Egg

This recipe came about from having a bounty of veggies that needed to be used up before they went bad….you know how that goes, you buy the ingredients to make something and it doesn’t get made…then you don’t feel like making it anymore and you come up with something else completely different…I liked the idea of Heidi’s Shakshouka but didn’t have any tomatoes so instead I put all my green veggies to good use…stay safe everyone…
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Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bake

Wow…this year went by so fast! The holidays were wonderful – many family visits and lots of friend’s get-togethers…hope you all had a delightful week. For today’s breakfast we have an old standby which can be prepared the night before. Crisp bacon & freshly shredded mozzarella combine with whisked eggs to make a quick and delicious meal. Happy New Year’s Eve to all… Continue reading

Salmon Canape Bites

Salmon Canape Bites

We are still enjoying summer poolside and I love to have my friends over several times a month to sip cocktails and have appetizers. I have learned to let the girls bring some of the goodies… but I also like to have a few goodies of my own. So here is a little snack I made for one of our poolside afternoons. Continue reading

Croque Madame

I first had a Croque Madame during our visit to Paris a few years ago and loved it! Today I’m sharing my version with a slight difference to the one I had – I’ve added Fontina cheese in addition to the classic Gruy√®re cheese bringing an even more nutty flavor to this delicious lunch… Continue reading

Gabe’s Homemade Butterbeer

My son Gabe first tried the Harry Potter Butterbeer in Universal Studios a few years ago and has been itching to taste it again…after buying a bottled version of it at It’s Sugar in Ocean City, NJ this past weekend, he was disappointed by the lack of quality and flavor…when he returned home he asked me to help him recreate one that tasted more like the original at Universal…here’s his version that turned out just the way he liked it! Continue reading