Holiday Dessert – Chocolate Avalanche Cake (Vote for Me Here)

As I mentioned in a previous post (September 18th) this is a cake recipe I created after years of testing. It’s a dead ringer to one we use to have and love at a restaurant called The Bubble Room, on Captiva Island, Florida. I call this perfect celebration cake...

Gorgonzola and Brie Torte

For years I’ve been making this recipe and bringing it to parties or having it at my own. Although I have to admit it’s a heart attack waiting to happen but incredibly delicious! Why not try it for your next get-together? You can wrap the outside in walnuts, pecans,...

Happy Halloween

Well I’m all ready for the kids in my area to come knocking on my door this Saturday evening. I’ve got the candy that I picked up at Sam’s Club and I even made those cute witch cupcakes that I talked about a couple weeks ago. Those are for...

Food Poisoning

I had the pleasure of going to visit my daughter up in Boston this weekend where she attends school. We had a great time, shopping, going to a museum, more shopping and eating. Friday night we went to a great Italian restaurant and then Saturday night we went to...

How to Host a Cookie Swap

The holidays are just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to party. Many of you will have large parties, some with just a few close friends while others might like to host a “Cookie Swap”. A “Cookie Swap” is a great way to gather family, friends and...

We Have a Winner!

The Winner of the Microplane Cut Resistant Glove is Myra. With her nail biting story of the dangers that happened while cooking in her friends kitchen, she is definitely worthy of this glove. Although, she might want to consider wearing them on her feet the next time she cooks...

Confidence in the Kitchen

I have many clients tell me they can’t cook and then surprisingly after one of my in-home culinary classes they’re amazed at what a great job they did. Not to mention how wonderful the meal they prepared tasted. We all have things we don’t excel at but if you...

Pumpkin Pie Dip

I love this time of year with all the wonderful fall recipes and delicious foods to eat. With so many parties to attend or those held at your home here is a quick, simple but yummy dip that everyone will adore. Pumpkin Pie Dip(Makes 6 cups) 2 packages (8...