Lovely Meyer Lemon Bars with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Lovely Meyer Lemon Bars with Olive Oil and Sea Salt are a scrumptious dessert with a vibrantly bright flavor that isn’t *just* sweet. Their flavor is both sweet, and tart, with a savory slightly bitter underlying note from the olive oil and the lemon zest. Oh, my goodness we devoured them in a FLASH around […]

Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes: Faux Frites

This recipe for Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes is every bit as french fries. A bold claim, is it not? And I’m a bit of a french fry snob. When I lived in Switzerland, french fries were called frites. I call these Crispy Smashed Potatoes: Faux Frites. That’s pronounced “foe freet”, for those of you who […]

How to Make a Flaky Homemade Pie Crust

This flaky homemade pie crust recipe makes the best pie crust my family and I have ever had. Guests in our home testify to this truth. It’s won pie contests a-plenty and even won a ribbon in the state fair. So, yes, you’ve come to the right place.  I’m Sharing All My Secrets for a […]

Caboose: Stovetop Cooked Cabbage, Potatoes and Bacon

Caboose is a cheap, easy and delicious dish of stovetop cooked cabbage, potatoes, onions and bacon. It’s a dish that requires minimal prep time on your part, and what’s more, it takes very little money out of your pocket. It’s comfort food for when money’s tight, but it’s just as delicious if you’re flush with […]

Easy Baked Rigatoni with Italian Sausage and Ricotta Cheese

This recipe for easy baked rigatoni with Italian sausage and ricotta cheese makes a great big pan full of scrumptious Italian comfort food. And if you’re lucky enough to have leftovers, my family and I agree that it tastes even better the next day! But is it hard to make?  Baked Rigatoni Has Several Steps, But […]

How To Make Homemade Wine with Video

How We Learned to Make Homemade Wine Has it ever crossed your mind to wonder how to make homemade wine? To be honest, it never crossed my mind, until we received an invitation from our wine sherpa friend, Denny, to go with him to a couple of parties where, with a group of people, we […]