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braised beef with red wine

Braised Beef With Red Wine And Mushrooms

Braised beef with red wine and mushrooms is a quintessential dish for winter. Rich, tender beef, slowly braised in a decadent red wine sauce that melts in your mouth. This comfort dish oozes cozy vibes on a blistery weekend night. Although this dish takes time to yield the out-of-this-world results, it requires minimal prep making […]

chocolate meringue hearts

Chocolate Meringue Hearts With Whipped Cream And Berries

Indulge in the epitome of romance with delicate chocolate heart-shaped meringue cups filled with fresh, lightly sweetened, whipped cream and mixed berries. An easy and elegant treat perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day you crave a little something special. A meringue is a delicate dance of egg whites and sugar, that, when made correctly, […]

Spam musubi

Spam Musubi

For all the many times I’ve been to Hawaii, I never had Spam musubi there. Not sure how that’s possible, yet here we are. This was a request from my older son and now I’m hooked. Spam musubi is delish, but yes, you must get past the Spam part to fully embrace it and its […]

chocolate chunk olive oil blondies

Chocolate Chunk Olive Oil Blondies

Get ready to excite your taste buds with the irresistible combination of semi-sweet chocolate and olive oil in these delectable, and equally outrageous, chocolate chunk olive oil blondies. Yes, you read that correctly, olive oil is the star ingredient, and it does not disappoint. But stepping back a bit, let’s briefly discuss blondies in general, […]

beef with barley soup

Beef With Barley Soup

Beef and barley soup is a classic dish that has been enjoyed for centuries and oozes cozy vibes. It is a hearty, filling soup packed with flavor and nutrition that’s perfect in the winter months. The soup is believed to have originated in Scotland, where it was a popular dish among farmers and laborers who used […]

fruit and nut breakfast bars

No-Bake Fruit And Nut Breakfast Bars

Rise and shine to the goodness of whole grain fruit and nut breakfast bars, a delicious energy booster, that’s both wholesome and incredibly easy to prepare. These no-bake, dairy-free bars are a treasure trove of natural goodness, combining various, readily available nutritious ingredients for a breakfast bar that fuels your day. Dried apricots, cherries, golden […]

blueberry breakfast smoothie

Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

Happy 2024! Health experts have been saying it for years, but of all the fruits out there, you should seek ways to incorporate more blueberries into your diet. Blueberries are sweet, low in calories, nutritious, and incredibly popular. Blueberries are the most nutrient-dense of all berries. Just 1 cup of blueberries contains 4 grams of […]

cranberry-orange loaf

Frosted Cranberry-Orange Loaf Cake

Add this irresistible cranberry-orange loaf cake to your holiday baking list right this very minute. Effortless in preparation, this loaf cake has a moist, tender crumb, with a sweet and tangy seasonal cranberry flavor. Lightly drizzled with glaze, this easy, fruit-forward loaf cake is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or anything in between. Unlike most cranberry […]

struffoli

Struffoli (Italian Honey Balls)

Originating from Italy, Struffoli is a delightful dessert that has captured the hearts and palates of people worldwide for decades. This bite-sized delicacy consists of small dough balls, typically fried until golden and then coated in honey. Struffoli’s origins can be traced back to the regions of Campania and Calabria, where it is often enjoyed […]

Norwegian Christmas bread

Norwegian Christmas Bread (Julekake)

Norwegian Christmas bread, also known as Julekake, is a traditional holiday bread that is enjoyed throughout Norway during the Christmas season. This delicious bread has been a staple in Norwegian homes for centuries and is loved for its rich and aromatic flavors. In my modern version of this classic bread, I use a combination of […]

Israeli chocolate balls

Israeli Chocolate Balls

In the vibrant tapestry of Israeli cuisine, one delectable treat stands out like a shining gem: Israeli chocolate balls. These little spheres of bliss are believed to have been invented in the bustling markets of Tel Aviv in the early 20th century. Crafted with passion and precision, they quickly became an iconic sweet in Israeli […]

raspberry-pecan Linzer cookies

Raspberry-Pecan Linzer Cookies

We’ve waited all year and it’s finally here, cookie season! And with that, it’s time to indulge in the sweet and nostalgic flavors that define this festive time of year. And what better way to celebrate than with raspberry-pecan Linzer cookies? These are a modern take on a classic cookie that has been enjoyed for […]

apple oatmeal cake

Apple Oatmeal Cake

Apple oatmeal cake is a delicious and wholesome dessert, (or breakfast if you ask my husband), that combines the warm and comforting flavors of apples and hearty oatmeal. It’s the perfect cake to enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee and although I am part Irish, I have only recently discovered how wonderful this […]

Dauphinoise potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes

I was born in the mid-west and my love of potatoes and cheese confirms that. Dauphinoise potatoes (also known as Pommes de terre dauphinoise, potatoes à la dauphinoise, gratin Dauphinoise, and gratin de pommes à la dauphinoise) is a French dish of sliced potatoes baked in milk, or cream, (or a combination), using the gratin […]

apple turnovers

Apple Turnovers (Chaussons aux Pommes)

An apple turnover is a classic pastry that has been enjoyed for centuries. And I get it, what’s not to love? These beloved sweet treats are a favorite among many, due to their flaky, buttery crust and sweet, spiced apple filling. But where did these delectable pastries come from, and when is the best time […]

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