Nana’s biscotti

This morning my mouth  wanted Biscotti for breakfast!  Guess what?  No Biscotti in the freezer.  That means I’m gonna have to bake!  I haven’t baked Biscotti for months, even though Laurie asked me to post the recipe months ago!  Okay – let’s just kill two with one […]

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chocolate cake

This morning I opened a new jar of mayonnaise and it reminded me of two things we really enjoy eating. So…since this weekend is Mother’s Day – and since I’m a mother, without a celebration, unless I make my own – I decided to indulge […]

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grandma’s rye bread

Papa D has been working to perfect a recipe for his Grandma’s German Rye Bread ever since we started cooking together back in the late Seventies.  He has baked one version after another; one recipe after another, only to be disappointed in the flavor.  He’s […]

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wearin’ o’ the green

   “May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human and enough hope to make you happy.”  _Irish Blessing Our treasured recipes are like old friends… meant to nourish, comfort and sustain us. This […]

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tea for two

Here’s a treat we always enjoy – White Chocolate / Macadamia Nut Cookies.  I don’t make these very often. Usually stick with my Famous Dark Chocolate Chip variety. But every once in a while I switch it up and use the more expensive ingredients in place […]

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better bread

Well finally – homemade white  bread that meets all the requirements.  Good for sandwiches.  Good for toast.  Good right out of the oven and good the next day. We’ve been baking our own bread for awhile now. It is SO much better than what you […]

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