White Truffle Popcorn

You cannot pass by this recipe.  The elegant taste of truffles tossed with popcorn is a taste sensation.  When I was playing around with ingredients one day, I brought out my bottle of white truffle oil and I had just made my Cantaloupe Tomato Salad and fresh Italian parsley was still on my cutting board. […]

Cantaloupe Tomato Salad with Herb Dressing

I am always striving to create unusual salads and this is one combination you might not think about putting together.  The sweet cantaloupe combined with vine-ripened tomatoes and a hit of red onion, topped with a citrus honey herb dressing is the perfect salad to serve along side grilled chicken, fish or shellfish.   A […]

Caramelized Onion Soup

Who doesn’t love a delicious bowl of onion soup topped with a cheese crouton?  I was curious where this soup originated from – I assumed France since it is typically called French Onion Soup.  To Wikipedia I went and here is what I found: Onion soups have been popular at least as far back as […]

Sugar Crusted Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Did you know that blueberries are one of the few fruits native to America?  Our early settlers in Plymouth, MA were exposed to blueberries by the Native Americans and now they are grown in many regions of the US and Canada.  Springtime always seems to bring the blueberries, strawberries and raspberries to center stage in […]

Italian Rolls

One of our favorite local Italian restaurants serves the most delicious rolls, always hot out of the oven and served with an olive oil dipping sauce.  The last time we were there I was convinced I was going to try to duplicate those rolls.  I think this recipe is as close as I can get. […]