Food

A Recipe for the Perfect Roast Potatoes

The perfect roast potato recipe could well be regarded as a kind of a culinary holy grail. After all, since Elizabethan times, the roast potato has held a mysterious power over mankind, and over the centuries many a relationship has been made or broken dependent largely on the quality of the roasties coming out of Click here to continue reading…

New England Christmas Pound Cake

A New England Christmas Dessert The New England Christmas Pound Cake is a rich, buttery cake made with pure whipping cream, topped with an elegant cranberry compote. The cranberry compote is similar to a holiday cranberry sauce by its whole fruit and zesty ingredients. However, this compote is more tart to offset the sweetness of cakes and Click here to continue reading…

How To Make a Madhatter Cake

A topsy-turvy cake, most common known as a “mad hatter cake,” can make for a dessert that is not only tasty but creative and whimsical. What You’ll Need 9 chilled cakes (one each in a diameter of 12 inches, 11 inches, 6 inches, 9 inches and 7 inches; two 8 inches and 10 inches diameter) Click here to continue reading…

Two Sinfully Delicious Dessert Recipes

To stay healthy it is important to eat to live and not live to eat. However, indulging in an occasional non-health food centered dessert can enrich the palate and excite the taste buds. The following desserts have been chosen due to their diversity of tastes as well. These foods are not filled with essential vitamins Click here to continue reading…

Vegan Spelt Cookie

Looking for the perfect cookie recipe? Sometimes the typical chocolate chip cookie just won’t do. Or, alas, you’ve been invited to a vegan potluck! (Although, to many, such an invitation would be deemed a blessing.) Maybe your child or friend is mildly allergic to wheat and deserves a delicious, wheat-free treat. Perhaps, you don’t even Click here to continue reading…

Chicken Breasts and Marinara

This easy dinner of chicken and pasta gets extra flavor from olives and sweet shallots in a savory marinara sauce. A dish made with simple, easy-to-prepare ingredients can still have a variety of complex flavors and textures, without any fuss at all. Creamy orzo soaks up the flavor of garlicky crushed tomatoes and juicy, tender Click here to continue reading…

Hearty Winter Soups

There’s nothing more soothing in the cold of the winter than a nice, piping-hot bowl of soup. Homemade’s the best. It’s chilly outside and the ground has a winter carpet of white, so soup is on the menu. As I write, a pot of what will soon be a complete soup is on the stove Click here to continue reading…