Honfleur, One Of The Most Picturesque Harbors In France

Honfleur France

The gorgeous little harbor town of Honfleur, France has attracted artists for hundreds of years. While the boats that Claude Monet and fellow Impressionists painted more than a century ago look different now, most of the tall skinny houses that line the port in this quaint and colorful town remain the same. There are lots […]

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Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Tortila Soup

This easy Mexican chicken soup is based on a rotisserie chicken, flavorful homemade chicken stock, fresh tomato salsa and corn tortillas. Whether enjoyed as a simple soup or served with a variety of complementary sides for a hearty main course meal, your family will want a second helping. Homemade chicken stock, made from a rotisserie chicken […]

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Easy Black Beans And Sausage, Brazilian Style

feijoada bean and meat stew

Mention Brazil and you might think about Brazilian steakhouses called churrascarias and caipirinhas cocktails. A visit to this colorful and welcoming country should also include trying feijoada, a rich, smoky bean and meat stew served with rice, collard greens and orange slices, considered the beloved national dish of Brazil. Brazil has many versions of feijoada, […]

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Lobster Mac And Cheese

lobster mac and cheese

What’s better than lobster, I would say it’s Lobster Mac and Cheese. Creamy mac and cheese baked until golden brown is yummy and delicious comfort food but adding sweet and succulent lobster meat to it creates magic in your mouth. I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t enjoy having this upscale comfort meal on a special […]

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Beef, Barley And Mushroom Stew

beef, barley and mushroom stew

Cook boneless short ribs of beef, nutty barley and earthy mushrooms low and slow in a deeply flavored beef, porcini and red wine broth. You will be rewarded with a delicious and satisfying stew that is the perfect example of comfort food to enjoy on a cool night. I call this beef, barley and mushroom […]

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Moroccan Inspired Dinner

an evening in Morocco

Instead of planning an exotic vacation while the world can’t travel, why not enjoy an evening in Morocco at your dinner table. Set the table with bright colors, prepare a meal that will fill your kitchen with spicy aromas and indulge in the mouth watering flavors of North Africa. Moroccan cuisine, one of the best […]

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Sliced Duck Breast With Cumberland Sauce

duck breast with Cumberland sauce

Sliced Duck Breast with Cumberland Sauce, a sweet and savory appetizer or light meal, is easy to put together and can be prepared a day in advance and assembled at the last minute. It’s special enough for date night, an anniversary or a romantic Valentine‚Äôs Day dinner. Years ago, my husband and I had a […]

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Anthony’s Runway 84, An Old School Italian Restaurant

rigatoni with cauliflower

Do you have a favorite restaurant where you know what you are ordering before you walk through the door? If dining at Anthony’s Runway 84, an old school Italian restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale, there are go-to dishes you should order every time you visit the famous restaurant. Our family lives in South Florida and whenever […]

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Asian Pork Tenderloin With Peanut Sauce And Stir-Fried Noodles

pork tenderloin with peanut sauce and asian noodles

Tender pork tenderloin topped with peanut sauce and served alongside Asian stir-fried noodles is a combination of savory flavors that creates a colorful and delicious meal that’s simple to prepare. It’s better than ordering take out and might become one of your favorite go to meals…it’s that good. Not one or two but three easy […]

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Wishing You A Healthy And Happy New Year

fireworks in the night sky

As the world welcomes in 2021, we also mark the end of a difficult and challenging year for everyone. While we may start the arrival of the new year without fireworks, confetti, champagne, music and dancing, the New Year still symbolizes renewed hope and the beginning of a better tomorrow. In past years, midnight skies […]

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