Christmas

Bacon, Brown Sugar & Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

While I would most definitely classify Brussel sprouts as one of my favorite vegetables NOW, as a teenager they were not really my thing. That is until one Thanksgiving when my Aunt Patricia presented us with Brussel sprouts that had been steamed in a brown sugar, chicken broth mixture and […]

Orange & Chocolate Chip Ricotta Cake

This Orange & Chocolate Chip Ricotta Cake is a moist, flavorful, lightly sweet treat that goes fabulously with a cup of tea or coffee. What is ricotta cheese? Ricotta cheese is an Italian whey cheese with a light, creamy texture somewhat similar to a mild cottage cheese, but much smoother. […]

Classic British Roasties

The Classic British Roasties are the ultimate roast potato, fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside. A perfect side dish to any meal! What is a British Roastie? About 5 years ago I married a lovely man from the north of England who I somehow convinced to move to […]