Italian Orange Cake

A hint of orange flavors this Italian cake which is adorned with a simple orange frosting....more


A fun dip that is healthy and good for you.  Perfect for your Super Bowl menu!!!  Chickpeas provide a creamy, nutty base that is accented with garlic, tahini and cumin....more


"Wish I had time for just one more bowl of chili." ~ Last words of Kit Carson, American frontiersman (1809-1868)I had a post written to go with my chili recipe, but after looking up chili I just decided to share some interesting facts with you about this American phenomenon....more


A powdered-sugar laden bite of warm sweet fried dough....more

Tortilla Española

The most beloved tapa of Spain. Tortilla Española displays eggs and potatoes in all their glory....more

Spanish Onion Soup

Spanish Onion Soup is a quick and easy, bursting with flavor and perfect for a fall or winter first course....more

This Spanish Chickpea Stew Is Definitely the Food of Love

Potaje is a Spanish style chickpea stew full of creamy chickpeas, bacalao, and fresh spinach. As the days get colder, I often think of this poem, "Those Winter Sundays," by Robert E. Hayden. It makes me mindful of the many gifts of love I receive so freely that I might take them for granted. They come from people who do them without the need for recognition, but simply from their own charity. ...more
BlogHer Fantastic! Thanks for sharing, it looks delicious.more

Classic Chocolate Pudding

This you eat slowly, deliberately, savoring each chocolatey spoonful....more

Lamb and Feta Cabbage Rolls

Nutritious cabbage is stuffed with ground lamb, feta cheese and short grain rice and covered with an anise spiked tomato sauce that begs to be sopped up....more

Cheddar Cheese Soup

Cheddar Cheese Soup is robust and hearty warming you from the inside out....more