Old Fashioned Snickerdoodles

Sometimes, you NEED a comforting, meltingly delicious cookie, and there’s just not much better, at such a time, as Good Old Fashioned Snickerdoodles. (Man, I love that word!) They’re tangy, chewy, and buttery! And honestly, when I made these, I just could not stop eating them. They’re that good! So, for your sake, since the […]

Savory Summer Squash Pie

Savory Summer Squash Pie is the delicious answer to the question of  “what to do with all those zucchini and summer squash” that are lying despondently on your kitchen counter.  I used to make this dish a lot when we first got married. My mother-in-law would give me zucchini and yellow squash from her garden, […]

Peach Ricotta and Prosciutto Pizza with Rosemary Balsamic Reduction

       I love a good summer pizza, but this pizza, my Peach Ricotta and Prosciutto Pizza with Rosemary Balsamic Reduction may be the best pizza I’ve ever made in my life! Or had.  I love my own homemade pizza. It’s completely different from any other pizza I’ve ever had. Do I Have to […]

How to Make the Perfect Pasta Alla Norma

This recipe for the perfect Pasta Alla Norma utilizes the process of roasting to bring glorious sweet caramelized  flavor to the eggplants and tomatoes you’ll use to make it. It’s kind of a genius way to bump up the flavor through the actual cooking process you’ve chosen.  Where Did the Name Pasta Alla Norma Come […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Bacon with VIDEO

This post on how to make your own homemade bacon will explain to you the process of making bacon. I’ll teach you how to cure and smoke your own bacon. And you won’t believe how much better homemade bacon is than store bought bacon! You’ll learn the type of meat you’ll need, and I’ll share […]

Gingery Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs with Grilled Peaches

Gingery Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs with Grilled Peaches are luscious, beautiful, and easy to prepare. They’re impressive enough to feed any company coming over for dinner, as well. Best of all, in these difficult economic times, they’re affordable, too!  I found this recipe in the cooking section of the New York Times. The original recipe […]