Monthly Archives: March 2013

Palm Desert Food and Wine Event

This past weekend, I volunteered at the Palm Desert Food & Wine event, produced by my good friend, Jeff Hocker. I had the most fun, helping serve at the special luncheon on Friday; seeing all the vendors, watching demos and … Continue reading

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Vampire Goulash

These days, it seems that every where you look, Vampires Rule! Movies, TV, books….vampires seem to have taken over. So as not to be left behind, today I give you:  Vampire Goulash, directly from (drum roll, please!!!) Transylvania! Whether eaten … Continue reading

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Cannoli – Yum!

After a nice Italian dinner, when you are ready for dessert, one of your choices is often cannoli, a sweetened ricotta stuffed shell often dipped in chocolate or nuts, frequently pistachios. They are easy to make at home with metal … Continue reading

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Matzo Balls

You don’t have to be Jewish to love Matzo Ball soup. When you order it in a deli, what you are really getting is one or two matzo balls in a bowl of chicken soup! So, what is a matzo … Continue reading

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Baked “Fruitie” Oatmeal

Breakfast time and you really wish you had something new and different and EASY to make. You look at the cereals….boring! So here’s a new take on one of the oldest and normally MOST boring hot cereal of all….OATMEAL. You … Continue reading

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Chicken Celine Dijon

Why Chicken Celine Dijon? Well, I was listening to some music and one of her songs came on and it was lovely….so I decided to name this for her! Can you think of a better reason? Or name? The flavors … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

Irish soda bread is really a ‘quick bread’. Quick breads are those made without yeast but use baking powder and baking soda as their leaving agents. Banana, zucchini, and nut breads are all familiar quick breads. But most people don’t … Continue reading

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