Archive for October 2018
French Onion Soup
For anyone who loves French Onion Soup, look no further for an absolutely delicious recipe. I was lucky enough to find this one from watching a cooking show. I made it soon after and have never looked back! There are only a couple of things I do differently but mostly I follow the recipe on…Read More
The not so fun Kitchen day
Ahh, where to begin. I guess for starters I will tell you my dishwasher died about 3 weeks ago. Part of the time I really don’t mind doing dishes by hand. But the other part, like today when I’m baking and cooking up a storm and making a mess, I really miss the dishwasher! I…Read More
It is mid October. What????? How did THAT happen????? Well, nevertheless, here it is. Maples and a few other trees and bushes have been turning beautiful colors with leaves falling to the ground. So pretty. That means its getting closer to the winter months. I’m waiting for the cold weather to arrive which I think…Read More
There is just something really wonderful about a well made Manhattan. It starts with good whiskey and ends with lovely, albeit expensive, dark cherries. I know most bars use the florescent pink ones that all restaurants use for making Shirley temples, but please, go for broke on the “good” cherries. Trust me on this…..it will…Read More
This is the time of year to enjoy delicious Chanterelle mushrooms. If you are lucky enough to know someone who hunts for them and shares with you, then that’s a bonus!!! Unless of course you enjoy the hunting AND devouring the forest treasure. And you can also buy them as well. Win win, either way…Read More
Champagne Shallot Vinaigrette
1 Shallot, minced 1 TBS dijon mustard 3 TBS Champagne vinegar 1 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest 1 TBS honey 1/4 Cup Olive oil sea salt and black pepper Whisk everything together except olive oil. When combined, slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking vigorously.Read More
A cooking class!!
Over this past weekend two dear friends and I decided to take a cooking class. It was so much fun!! If you like to cook, I highly suggest doing one of these sometime. It was easy, hands on, informative, and delicious!!! The class was made up of 16 “students” and we worked in groups of…Read More
Grandma’s flaky buttermilk biscuits
Ok. So I have tried so many different recipes for the “best” biscuits. Most of them have been “okay” but not amazing. I wanted one that I felt was amazing. “Okay” was not going to be good enough to beat the ones from the frozen food isle that we loved. I wanted a recipe that…Read More
I’ve been away!!!!
Hey Everyone!!!, I’ve been away from here for awhile. I am sooooo ready to be back and connecting with you! I’ve missed you even though you didn’t know it! ♥ I had one of my daughters here visiting for almost a month. I have to say it was wonderful to get to spend such quality…Read More