Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Monday, December 16, 2019

Recipe: Sticky Butterscotch Banana Cake

I checked out Jenn Segal's book from the library and found all sorts of fun recipes.  I tried this one over the weekend.  

Friday, December 13, 2019

Thinking of Drinking: Spiced Eggnog Cocktail

The holidays are not complete without Spiced Eggnog. In tribute to the timeless holiday drink, the Spiced Eggnog Cocktail provides a spirited twist on tradition and is made with Captain Morgan spiced rum, local eggnog and topped with whipped cream, cinnamon and nutmeg dust. Try this recipe from Jardenea Restaurant at Melrose Georgetown Hotel in Washington, D.C. 

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Holiday Recipe: Spinach Balls

It is already December and Christmas will be here before you know it.  Time to get your menu ready.  Holidays back home aren't complete without my Nana's spinach balls.   

Friday, December 6, 2019

Thinking of Drinking: Poinsettia Cocktail

Inspired by the famed flower of Christmas, the Poinsettia Cocktail is made with calvados brandy, apple and cranberry puree, lemon juice, spiced simple syrup and prosecco, and is garnished with a scarlet blossom.  Make this at the next holiday party.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

New Recipe: Eggnog Crème Brûlée

Get ready for the holidays with Eggnog Crème Brûlée! This recipe is adapted from my Cooking 101 class at L'Academie de Cuisine when we made Pistachio Creme Brulee. This eggnog version is a seasonal delight. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

New Recipe: Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Biscotti

It is time to start making some holiday cookies for friends and family.  Do you have any fun recipes to share?  Try my  Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Biscotti (Italian for Twice Baked).

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

New Recipe: Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

My daughter loves broccoli.  It is her favorite food.  She wants to eat it for dinner every night.  I was trying to think of something new to make with it so I made her this Broccoli and Cheddar Soup.  She loved it and I hope you do to.