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Rhubarb Surprise—A Strawberry Rhubarb Birthday Pie

Rhubarb Surprise—A Strawberry Rhubarb Birthday Pie

It arrived a day early.  The more I thought about it, the more I reasoned that the Strawberry Rhubarb Pie would make a delightful Birthday Breakfast.  And it did.  So if you like Strawberry Rhubarb Pie and don't want to bake it, order it up from "Bake Me a Wish"...

Valentines Quick-Fix Dinner for 2 at Home

Valentines Quick-Fix Dinner for 2 at Home

Valentine’s Day Dinner is one of the biggest restaurant days of the year.  If you want to avoid the crowds and create a memorable meal for 2 at home, read on. Sheet pan suppers are all the rage, mainly because they are time efficient to make and fewer dishes to wash. ...

Valentine’s Dessert—Pot de Creme au Chocolat

Valentine’s Dessert—Pot de Creme au Chocolat

Pot de Crème au Chocolat Traditionally, French Pot de Crème is a rich baked custard. My version is actually a dark rich chocolate pudding with no eggs, no heavy cream and no baking in a tiresome water bath. To entice cooks to be more careful about dessert calories and...

Time to elevate underrated Celery

Time to elevate underrated Celery

Try this No-Cream Celery Bisque for lunch or a dinner starter. No Cream Celery Bisque Celery Bisque offers a sublime pale green color, a deliciously creamy texture and slight celery flavor making for a special lunch or cozy first course soup. Insisting on a Yukon gold...

Peppedew Peppers from South Africa to Amazon (the shipping company)

Peppedew Peppers from South Africa to Amazon (the shipping company)

Curious about a new item a few years ago in the grocery store "Olive Bar", I did some research. Peppadew is a trademarked name for small sweet piquant whole red pickled peppers, grown in the Limpopo province of the South African Bush.  Discovered by businessman and...

Thanksgiving for Two

Thanksgiving for Two

Unusual Thanksgiving since we have both been under the weather.  Lots of food just for the 2 of us.  Happy for the left overs.  Have not eaten yet so the turkey and brussels sprouts are new recipes, as well as the Tarte Tatin.  We shall see.

Homegrown Mango

Homegrown Mango

Florida fresh homegrown mango, just picked from the tree, is absolutely delicious. No comparison with commodity mangoes sold in supermarkets. It's wonderful to have a friend with a Mango Tree in her front yard here on West Coast of Florida and is generous in sharing....

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