Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

This one is for all of my slow-cooker friends (you know who you are!). You can’t go wrong with chicken masala. Tender pieces of chicken in a spiced tomato sauce and finished off with a dollop of creamy yogurt? ...more

Dark Chocolate Coconut Oil Truffles

Three simple ingredients wrapped into one little ball of bliss. As someone who is a supporter of butter and cream usage (I mean, I went to culinary school in France), these coconut oil truffles are nothing short of perfection. I can honestly say the butter and cream are not missed ....more

Red Wine-Braised Oxtail

It was probably about 20 minutes after I put out my big, bright, sunshiny yellow Spring wreath that it started snowing again. Again. I like winter, I really do ....more

Blue Cheese and Pecan Crumb Topped Tomatoes

It occurred to me this exact...more

Slutty Brownies

I know for you many of you the slutty brownie is old news — the insane concoction of Oreo cookies sandwiched between layers of chocolate chip cookie dough and brownie, and then baked into a...more

Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad

One of the favorites on my catering menu are these bite-sized red potatoes stuffed with blue cheese and thick bacon, and then topped with loads of fresh chives. They are loved for many reasons, including the fact that they are popular amongst everyone, taste great hot or cold, and we all know the blue cheese-bacon combo is bursting-ggggg with flavor! So, with the holiday weekend approaching I couldn’t help but think of how perfect those tiny pops of flavor are for entertaining ....more

Lemon Curd Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m a chocolate lover to the core....more

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes with Southwestern Chipotle Sauce

Super bowl grub. Doesn’t get much better than that. I love any excuse to chow down on...more

Au revoir 2013

Another great year has come and gone....more