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Sweet Cherry Bread

Sweet Cherry Bread

Quick breads are a true Southern staple – offering just the right bite for breakfast, afternoon tea, a light dessert or a quick snack when you’re on the go. Most often made with fruit and nuts, quick breads are sweet but not overwhelmingly so, Sweet […]

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Sweet red peppers puréed with savory sun-dried tomatoes, fresh herbs and toasted pecans. Toss in a handful of Parmesan along with a drizzle of rich olive oil and you’re on your way to one outstanding pesto. This is a variation on a recipe from the […]

Southwestern Chicken Strata

Southwestern Chicken Strata

Cheesy, creamy and layered with those wonderful flavors of the southwest. Not your ordinary breakfast casserole, this strata is perfect for casual brunch or lunch dining! I love breakfast casseroles. A strata is really nothing more than a breakfast casserole with ingredients similar to those […]

Shrimp and Corn, Chowder or Bisque – One Great Recipe, Two Delicious Soups

Shrimp and Corn, Chowder or Bisque – One Great Recipe, Two Delicious Soups

Smooth and creamy or chock full of chunks of shrimp and bites of sweet corn. One recipe, yielding two great soups – both full of luscious flavor. This recipe is basically three parts, two if you stick with a chowder. The first is making a […]

Espresso Martinis

Espresso Martinis

It’s the middle of the week and I’m trying to decide if I need a bit of coffee for a burst of energy or a cocktail to wind things down. Think I’ll shake it up and do both! Rich, robust and ridiculously good. It’s a […]

Gulf Coast Crab Cakes

Gulf Coast Crab Cakes

Delicate morsels of crab dance playfully with a tasty and colorful collection of vegetables and herbs, enveloped in a blanket of a rich, creamy mustard sauce. These tender little cakes are chock full of color and flavor with sweet onion, scallions, red and yellow bell […]

Sour Cream and Raisin Pancakes

Sour Cream and Raisin Pancakes

It’s the weekend and pancakes are on the menu! And nestled inside these delicate breakfast cakes are golden raisins that have soaked in sweet apple juice for just a bit. Then these tiny bits of fruit are wrapped in a batter made with buttermilk and […]

Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

There’s nothing quite like lemon to brighten the day. Full of tart and sweet, these little squares pack gorgeous flavors with a silky lemon topping that sits on a tender pastry crust woven with more lemon zest. The clouds and rain have become frequent guests […]

Cracked Wheat Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Cracked Wheat Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Take tender bites of cracked wheat and toss them with a medley of fresh veggies, nuts and mint – creating a simple salad with pops of color that are tangy and sweet, nutty and fresh and full of flavor. This is a variation of tabbouleh, […]

Pasta Salad with Roasted Salmon and Creamy Dijon Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad with Roasted Salmon and Creamy Dijon Vinaigrette

Little bowties dressed up with a creamy, tangy vinaigrette and a delightful blend of roasted salmon, red onion, fennel, capers and fresh dill – all tossed together making one delightful pasta salad. After roasting a large fillet of salmon this week I decided tossing it […]

Citrus and Fennel Roasted Salmon

Citrus and Fennel Roasted Salmon

Take a beautiful fillet of salmon, layer it with sautéed sweet onion and fennel, herbs and citrus. Then roast, letting the juice from the orange and lemon settle gently into the tender flesh of this gorgeous fish. Roasting a large piece of fish can be […]

Orange Sangria

Orange Sangria

Light and crisp with a wonderful flavor of orange citrus bouncing through your glass, playing quite nicely with a beautiful chardonnay! Though the calendar says it’s not officially summer, this vibrant sangria says otherwise! Sangria comes in all forms and flavors. This started off as […]


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