Monthly Archives: March 2015

This beautiful Lemon Almond Ricotta Torte looks fancy, but is simple to put together. It tastes even better when it has set in the fridge overnight, making it a fabulous choice for a holiday dessert!

Petite peas are a favorite vegetable at our house. Dress them up for the spring holiday by adding some shallots, pearl onions and pancetta… So fancy!

Simmer up this Sweet and Savory, Apricot Mango Chutney…it will be the perfect accompaniment to your Spring Holiday Meal.

Impress the family this holiday with a beautiful spring Leg of Lamb. You will not believe how simple it is to roast up this wonderful and traditional meal. Prepare the meat the night before, by studding it with garlic and marinating in buttermilk. The next day you can prepare the sides as the lamb roasts in your oven. Pop it in the oven for about two hours, no fuss required. The family will… Read More

This Basil Pesto Chicken is so fresh and delicious!

    St. Patrick’s Day is so whimsical and fun that whether or not you have Irish heritage, it is an enjoyable day to celebrate. My Grandmother always prepared Corned Beef and Cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day, and it was a meal that I really looked forward to.

Beer, cheddar and bacon! I can’t think of a more delicious combination. This yummy soup fits the bill for a tradition this St. Patrick’s Day. Serve it for lunch this holiday or alongside your Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. Either way I think you will love it!


        Over the past several months I have been living vicariously through Mimi Thorrison, author of a blog, named Manger, and a beautiful new cookbook…A Kitchen in France. I follow her blog and it is always a lovely read. Mimi’s stories and photos always manage to inspire me to get moving and to get creative. I particularly loved the following post that she shared today, co-written by her husband,… Read More