Homemade Layered Peppermint Bark

This homemade candy not only looks so pretty but it's absolutely delicious, and I'm not even a big peppermint fan. Making it yourself is quite a fun project and you can make it quite a bit ahead as it keeps well in the fridge or the freezer. I remember the first time I ever made it and tasted it and could not believe how addictive it was - so it makes great gifts at the holidays!...more

Cranberry Orange Braided Bread

I love making these kinds of breakfast breads, leaving them on the kitchen counter and letting everyone nibble on them for a couple of days. ...more

Make Ahead Buffet Mashed Potatoes

Are you one of those people who find it stressful at Thanksgiving to get the bird and the mashed potatoes and the gravy and everything else on the table at the same time? ...more

Mom's Pasta Sauce with Pork Chops

When I was growing up, this was often how we ate pork chops - simmered in tomato sauce and served with pasta. When I introduced this dish to my husband, he loved it right from the start. It's a simple dish but giving it the time it deserves is what is essential ....more

Apple Rosette Pie

I'ts hard to see the enormous amount of apples in the farmer's markets right now and not think of apple pie. I was going to make a straight up apple pie for you with a cheddar cheese crust but then I decided to make it a little more fun. ...more

Fall Pizza Making Class

Pizza Making Class Sunday, October 26th, 2014 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. ...more

Orecchiette Pasta with Mushrooms and Pancetta

My favorite short pasta shape is orecchiette, which means "little ears". ...more

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Mascarpone Cheese

My local farmer's market right now is bursting with bell peppers. ...more

Asparagus Appetizers in Phyllo Dough

I made these for my son's graduation open house this past spring and they were such a big hit. So many people wanted the recipe that I thought I would go ahead and share it here. ...more

Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Basil Pesto

It looks like a serving bowl full of pasta noodles, doesn't it? ...more