Salmon with a Red Wine Sauce

Favorite New Years Dishes

Wow I can hardly believe 2019 is coming to a close. I’m so ready for 2020 and looking forward to nothing but a stellar year. Some of my favorite recipes to bring in the New Year I’ve posted below. 

Chai Tea is an aromatic blend of spices which include cinnamon, allspice, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, star anise, cardamom, black pepper, and black tea

Chai Tea Concentrate

Chai Tea also known as Masala Chai tea seems to be all the rage these days.  It wasn’t until last weekend that I actually even tried it.  I always thought it was more like a milkshake, but after sampling it at an event I realized I was wrong.

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam, Oh Yea!

Bacon Jam! You heard that right.  It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a carnivore. 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Zest, Parsley, Thyme, and Pecorino

Lemon Herb Crusted Brussels Sprouts with Pecorino

When I was younger the thought of Brussels Sprouts let alone the smell made me feel sick. As I got older my palate changed and foods I disliked I suddenly grew fond of.  Whether you’re a fan of Brussels Sprouts or not, try these Lemon Herb Crusted Brussels Sprouts...

Ginger Molasses Cookies are soft, with a hint of spice topped with sugar for extra crunch

Ginger Molasses Cookies

Soft in the middle, with a slight crunch on the outside, and a hint of spice on the inside – these Ginger Molasses Cookies will soon become one of your favorites.

Moroccan Kale & Chickpea Soup with fennel, onions, carrots, sweet potatoes and warming spices

Moroccan Kale & Chickpea Soup

I love that fall is finally here.  Nothing is more comforting to me than watching the leaves change colors, the cool fall breeze and enjoying a hot pot of fresh homemade soup like this Moroccan Kale & Chickpea Soup.

Smoky Eggplant Dip with Grilled Eggplant, tahini, spices and herbs

Smoky Eggplant Dip

It’s getting to be that time of the year when fall sets in, and the weather gets cooler.  With fall comes football, hockey and other sporting events.  Game day parties always seem to be the norm come the weekends with tables filled with finger food and dips.  Create a...

Orange and Pomegranate Salad with warm spices, slivered onions and pomegranate arils with a honey lime vinaigrette

Orange and Pomegranate Salad

Oftentimes we feel that in order for a dish to taste amazing it has to be complicated.  This is totally false, and certainly not the case with this tasty Orange and Pomegranate Salad.