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Italian Wedding Soup

This updated take on a classic Italian Wedding Soup combines beautifully tender meatballs with veggies, rich broth and couscous for a meal the whole family will love.

Cranberry Bourbon Meatballs

Growing up my mom always used to make bourbon meatballs around the holidays which we would devour on little tooth picks feeling oh so fancy. This year I wanted to try making a new version that incorporated some of my homemade cranberry sauce (available for purchase through Preserve International) and […]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

I am a huge fan of Mexican hot chocolate and while enjoying a hot cup of the stuff one chilly night thought to myself, this would be great in a cookie. Hence the idea for these delightful Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies was born. These chocolate cookies are made even more […]

Linzer Cookies

I love Linzer Cookies. I think you all know by now that I have a bit of a thing for jam so a cookie filled with the stuff is definitely right up my alley. Every Valentines day growing up my dad would get my sister and I these big heart […]

The Best Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs were without a doubt one of my late Papa Andy’s favorite meals of all time. Although he grew up in New Jersey the son of Slovakian immigrants, the Italian immigrant neighborhood was but a stone’s throw away and he grew up eating and loving the food so […]

Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls

My British husband has lived in the States nearly 5 years now and by and large he is a pretty big fan of the food here. But one of the things he will never understand about the American cuisine is its complete lack of sausage rolls. And by sausage rolls […]

Fig Jam & Goat Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto

When you are in need of a simple, delicious appetizer that is sure to please any crowd you can never go wrong with a crostini! And this recipe using Preserve International Balsamic Fig Jam, Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and fresh Basil is one of my very favorites! So fresh and with […]

Beef & Barley Stew

Tell me, is there really anything better than a piping hot bowl of stew on a cold day? I think there is not. And this Beef & Barley Stew the perfect, hearty, healthy meal to get you through a long winter. Flavorful beef stew meat and veggies are slowly simmered […]