Yogurt Dairy, Hemp Heart, & Sunflower Seed

Yogurt is a multibillion-dollar industry. Homemade yogurt rivals any commercial brand with flavor for mere pennies in cost and minimal time. Most importantly, you will control the ingredients you choose to add. I will share a tried and true method of making dairy yogurt. I will also walk you through making plant-based hemp and sunflower […]

Bean and Beer Soup

Yes, beer is an ingredient in this soup! Beer connoisseurs will appreciate the added flavor. But even if you’re not a beer drinker, the malt and hops that a good beer adds to this soup takes it from good to great. My family loves this soup and believes it’s even better the next day. Check […]

Bountiful Entrée Salad

Several years ago I discovered and prepared Steak Supper Salad by Second Round Tea-Time at the Masters. It is a complete, beautiful meal my entire family enjoyed.  We have had several unseasonably warm days recently, and I have been waiting for the perfect day to make a version of this salad. The original recipe called […]

Meat Pastry – Fatayer

Years ago my Grandmother Sarah prepared a small collection of her favorite recipes from which several cousins created a treasured cookbook for all of our family to enjoy. As I opened her cookbook recently, right there on page five was her recipe for fatayer or meat pastry. Welcome to my home as I share my […]

Pizza Party Recipe

Pizza is a perfect gathering food. It’s simple, fun and honestly, who doesn’t love it?  Invite your friends over to make pizza and share a little pizza love. You don’t need a reason other than enjoying each other’s company. Open a bottle of wine and enjoy the process of cooking together. I recently hosted a […]

Slow Cooker Recipes

Family Favorites: Italian Chili, Minestrone, and Beef Stew Investing in a slow cooker is a purchase you will not regret. They are stress relievers by design. These quiet little workers make hectic lives much more efficient. Cook, serve and travel with your slow cooker. They are perfect appliances to prepare and share hot soups, stews, […]