Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Feta, Thyme & Pine Nuts

My son brought home an enormous sweet potato and it just sat there, waiting for me to make something with it…I kept looking at it in the basket, taking up so much space, but couldn’t figure out what I wanted to do with it…in the meantime, I’m always getting emails from Williams-Sonoma – I really like that store and enjoy browsing through their website – and so one day I clicked on their recipe finder and typed in sweet potato…up popped this recipe that looked pretty good to me…I had all the ingredients at home and decided to make it for a side dish to my Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs. It turned out pretty tasty. So, if you’re in the mood for something different, this one’s for you… Continue reading

Grilled Vegetable Platter

This classic dish is mouth-wateringly delicious! The great thing about it is that you can make it again and again with all different kinds of veggies…one day it could be eggplant & peppers with red onions, another day make it with asparagus and zucchini…you’ve got grilled broccoli or cauliflower mixed with so many different combinations…it’s endless! Sometimes I drizzle a balsamic glaze over the platter and it adds a bit a sweetness. Any way you make it it’s fabulous! Continue reading

Sweet Potato & Onion Quiche

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I always serve quiche on Christmas morning. It is easy to prepare the egg mixtures the day before, then refrigerate until Christmas morning. When I wake up I put them in the crust and cook them until they are done. This year I wanted to add a new quiche to the standard spinach and bacon & cheese quiches I always make. So, I decided to try sweet potatoes…Wow, what a hit! Continue reading

Whipped Sweet Potato Delight

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As promised, here is my Whipped Sweet Potato Delight. It was born on Thanksgiving many years ago when I was a young mother and was asked to make the sweet potatoes for the meal that year. Since I didn’t ever like the marshmallow-brown sugar version, I decided to make them in a manner that I would want to eat them. Mashed with lots of butter and cream cheese. From that Thanksgiving and every year after it has become a new tradition. And they are so good that I have to make enough for everyone to take some home. If you never like sweet potatoes unless they are in chip form or baked, try these… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Pancakes With Maple Brandy Syrup

Sweet Potato Pancakes With Maple Brandy Syrup

One morning I was making pancakes and was pulling the ingredients out of the refrigerator when I spotted some of my leftover Whipped Sweet Potato Delight, (which I will be blogging later this week)…light-bulb!  Why not add the sweet potatoes to the pancakes! Well, a star was born. Sometimes I serve it with chutney, but today I decided to make a Maple Brandy syrup. Wow! Talk about breakfast with a kick! I hope you get the chance to enjoy these wonderful pancakes… Continue reading

Sweet Potato & Sausage-Egg Hash

Sweet Potato & Sausage-Egg Hash

This is one of those dishes that can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. On those days when you just want something warm and tasty – nothing too fancy or too much work, this Sweet Potato & Sausage-Egg Hash fits the bill! It’s so filling that if you have it for breakfast you won’t be hungry until supper…so comforting and delicious… Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken


I’ve always longed to visit Morocco…the spices alone would draw me to this fascinating country. One day I hope to visit but until I do I will have to settle for making their delicious cuisine at home. In this Moroccan Chicken recipe I combined all the wonderful herbs and spices known for that region with chicken thighs, sweet potatoes and dried mango. They love mixing sweet with savory and by combining these flavors you get something really unique and oh so good! I hope you’ll try this one at home in lieu of going abroad…
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