• Pear Ginger Maple Pie

    Pear pie with streusel topping, filled with chopped pears and accented with candied ginger and maple syrup. A perfectly delicious autumn pie.
  • Chicken Pasta with Thyme-Mint Cream Sauce

    Cubed chicken sautéed in olive oil, served with pasta in a creamy sauce infused with thyme, mint, and honey.
  • Collard Greens with Bacon

    Collard greens cooked until wilted with bacon, onion, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and a dash of hot sauce.
  • Marsala Poached Pears

    Bosc pears poached in Marsala wine with star anise, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Classic stuffed bell peppers recipe. Bell peppers, first steamed then stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice, and herbs, and then baked in the oven.
  • Cooking on a budget

    Several recipes and ideas for stretching your food dollar and cooking on a budget.
  • How to Make Vanilla Extract

    How to make your own homemade vanilla extract, it's easy! All you need are vanilla beans, vodka and a glass jar.
  • Talerine Beef Casserole

    Classic retro talerine beef casserole. Grandmother's recipe, including ground beef, onion, bell pepper, garlic, mushrooms, tomato, corn, olives, egg noodles and grated cheddar cheese.
  • Applesauce

    Delicious homemade applesauce recipe. There is nothing better than homemade applesauce with hand-picked apples, and it is so easy to do!
  • Pumpkin Cookies

    Soft and moist pumpkin cookies, with rolled oats, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seeds, dried currants, and spiced with cinnamon and cardamon.
  • Green Chile Cornbread

    Flavorful and moist green chile cornbread, packed with corn, cheese, and Anaheim or Hatch green chiles.
  • Rabbit Cacciatore

    Rabbit, browned first in olive oil, then braised with onions, garlic, red bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, and herbs.
  • Garlic Chicken with White Wine Sauce

    Chicken browned first in olive oil, then braised in white wine sauce with 40 cloves of garlic, thyme and tarragon.
  • Quick Beef Stir-Fry with Bell Peppers

    Quick stir-fried beef strips with sliced onions and red and green bell peppers.
  • Simple Cooked Tomato Salsa

    Mexican cooked tomato salsa, pureed fresh tomatoes, jalapeno or serrano chili peppers, garlic, salt, then cooked.
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Chinese-style sweet and sour chicken, stir-fried with bell peppers and pineapple chunks.
  • Pistachio White Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Chewy cookies with pistachio nuts and white chocolate chips.
  • Grilled Wild Salmon with Preserved Lemon Relish

    Grilled whole wild salmon, stuffed with a relish made of preserved lemons, parsley, dill, and shallots.
  • Apple and Sausage Pie

    A perfect casserole for apple season, granny smith apples baked with sweet Italian sausage in a pie crust, topped with Italian cheeses.
  • Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sage Sauce

    Skinless, boneless chicken breasts with a creamy mushroom sauce with vermouth, cream, and sage.
  • Cherry Tomato Cucumber Feta Salad

    Simple cherry and pear tomato salad with cucumbers, feta cheese, shallots, mint, and oregano.
  • Lemon Mascarpone Blondies

    The best blondie recipe ever. Truly.
  • Smoked Salmon Bisque

    Delicious smoked salmon bisque, made with fresh salmon, smoked salmon, onions, leeks, mushrooms, garlic, clam juice, tomatoes, cream, herbs and seasonings.
  • Chicken Enchiladas Verdes

    Chicken enchiladas with a salsa verde sauce made with tomatillos, serrano chile peppers, and sour cream. Served with chopped onion, Mexican cheese, and cilantro.
  • Bread and Butter Pickles

    How to make sweet sliced cucumber bread and butter pickles, perfect for sandwiches.
  • Mom’s Warm Potato Salad

    Warm potato salad with Yukon Gold potatoes, celery, red onion, olives, parsley, and a simple rice vinegar vinaigrette