Category Archives: Recipes



Saturday mornings are pancake mornings in our house.  My husband typically governs the griddle but - occasionally - I get called up from the minors to flip flapjacks.  Desperate to avoid a second best version of our Saturday standard, this weekend I decided to experiment with the new and exciting "Cake Batter Pancakes" -- complete […]


If you are making one last run to the grocery store this year, be sure to pick up some blackberries, thyme and lemon to add to your champs so that you can craft this sweet & sassy Blackberry Thyme Champagne Cocktail to toast to the New Year!

A friend introduced me to this terrific recipe […]


If you are on "sundowner" duty this weekend -- no problemo, you've got it covered.  Today I'm sharing a few refreshing recipes sure to please teetotalers and cocktail seekers alike.  The first recipe is for a "No Heat-o," which can easily be transformed into a MOJITO with the addition of a few shots of your […]


With gorgeous summer peaches piled high at farmers' markets and on grocery store shelves, taking advantage of the fruit of the season appears to be in order.  Toward that end, I am sharing a recipe for a super simple "Peach Crisp" that you can use to cap off a weekend barbecue or celebration.  Perfectly ripe […]


In honor of the official start of summer, I am offering up some sweet inspiration in the form of three sensational summertime desserts that celebrate the fruits of the season.


The first is Ina Garten's gorgeous Strawberry Country Cake.  I love this dessert and make it several times every summer.  The subtle citrus notes […]