Holidays, Flag Day Red White and Blueberry Crostata

Happy Flag Day! Get out your red white and blueberries! You can whip this up in no time to enjoy today!   This is the SECRET, brush the pastry liberally with almond extract You will swoon with delight when you taste this!     Wave a flag! for another printable version of Red White & … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Mother’s Day!

I think May is my favorite month, the beginning of summer, the Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, the end of school, Memorial day~ so many things to celebrate!! So whether you’re being served breakfast in bed or you are the one doing the serving, here’s a round-up of favorite summer breakfast and brunch … Continue reading

Creations, l’arte de salade

The Art of making a great salad is simple, fresh ingredients.  My favorite formula is to use very crisp lettuce of your choice, 1 fruit or vegetable, 1 cheese, 1 nut.  Add in chopped onion, celery, peppers or anything else you have on hand and want to include. Toss lightly with a vinaigrette so the … Continue reading

Creamy Chocolate Strawberry Tart

I am starting to panic because it’s August and summer’s almost over…the Farmer’s Markets will dwindle, the displays of produce will get smaller,  melons will disappear and all those luscious summer vegetables will be replaced by root vegetables, acorn squash and pumpkins…With this thought in my subconscious, the other day I woke up with an … Continue reading