Microwave Meyer Lemon Curd

Microwave Meyer Lemon Curd

I’ve been a huge fan of Lemon Curd for years.  The fact is I avoided it forever because the word “curd” sounded disgusting – a childhood thing!  Once I had it I was in love.  You’d find me eating it right off the spoon. 

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IACP convention and your touring suggestions for D.C.

Next week I’ll be traveling to Washington D.C. to attend the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) convention – connecting culinary professionals with the people, places, and knowledge they need to succeed. 

Chilled Avocado, Cucumber and Melon Soup

Go Green with Chilled Avocado, Cucumber and Melon Soup

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day!  If you forgot to celebrate this weekend wearing green during the parade in town, then you might want to try this light and healthy chilled green soup to...

Towering Roasted Beet Salad

Towering Roasted Beet Salad!

There’s a restaurant in town called The Crossing that was written up in the St. Louis Magazine.  In the article photos were shared of some of their dishes, one being a Roasted Beet...


Hamantaschen for Purim

  Today is Purim – the springtime festival where Jews celebrate their freedom from persecution. It is also the time when hamantaschen, the triangular shaped pastry is made signifying the hat of the villain”Haman.” These...

Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Salad

  A Panzanella Salad is a Tuscan bread and tomato salad.  While one might typically consider it more of a summer salad, I love it year-round.  Serve this salad as a first...

Super Salad with Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette

Super Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Recently I posted a recipe for Homemade Pomegranate Molasses and included several recipes to use it in.  However, I still had more recipes out there to share but got sidetracked with Valentine’s...

Valentine Bark

Valentine Bark!

Looking for a Valentine treat you can literally put together in 10 minutes?  Look no further!