Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Toast To The New Year

Whether you are going out with top hat and cane,                                                             … Continue reading

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The New Year’s Lobster Pot Pie

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and a lobster dinner is a perfect way to ring in the New Year. Lobster is often thought of as a sophisticated dish that we only have on special occasions…birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s … Continue reading

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May Your Days Be Sunny And Bright, May All Your Christmases Be White

May your days be sunny and bright, may all your Christmases be white. I wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Frohe Weihnachten, Buon Natale, and Feliz Navidad. For those that celebrate Hanukkah, best wishes for the … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Turkey

For a festive gathering, I like to prepare a meal that I think is special. Most people think of baking a large turkey once or twice a year for the holidays, but my meal suggestion is not your average turkey. … Continue reading

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Smoked Trout With A Spinach, Orange and Red Onion Salad

Are you taste testing all those Christmas cookies and eating all the mistakes? Are you trying out that perfect cheesy appetizer, indulging in that extra holiday cocktail, and starting to feel like maybe you should eat something light and healthy … Continue reading

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Orecchiette Pasta With Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Is there anything more flavorful and comforting than a bowl of pasta? Not if the pasta has spicy Italian sausage and  slightly bitter greens added. Sprinkle with freshly grated cheese and you have one delicious meal. When you are really … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Kitchen Is Filled With Sweet Smells

There is no better place to be this time of the year than in the kitchen. The heart of the home where many of our fondest memories are made. A time to gather with friends and family and share the … Continue reading

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