Just a regular bowl of cherries, at least through August

June 4, 2017

We are coming into the ripening dates for cherries, according to the pickyourown.org/NYharvestcalendar.  Have you seen them in the stores?  They are all so deep red, shiny and mouthwatering fresh looking.  I’ve never been able to resist fresh cherries when they look so vibrant. It’s been told that cherries pack a pretty awesome healthy punch […]

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Lime Mint Watermelon Fresca with VOSS

May 7, 2017

I’ll be completely honest, I’m not a fan of drinking the required amount of water throughout the day. What is it? 8 ounces a day?  Well, I looked it up and according to the Mayo Clinic, the average requirement of FLUIDS per day for women is 9 cups or 2.2 liters.  The 8 glasses per […]

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Mushroom Tart

April 29, 2017

Years ago, we hosted a holiday party and I made a wild mushroom tart.  It was filled with assorted wild mushrooms and it was delicious.  I love mushrooms.  As a vegetarian, they often make an appearance in many homemade dishes. Nutritional benefits of mushrooms high in antioxidants, selenium, vitamin D, folate. 8oz of grilled portabella […]

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Thank you Chef Dennis: The Best Tiramisu Ever

April 23, 2017

We hosted a pulled turkey party recently, kind of a last minute thing.  As I was snooping around Facebook, something caught my eye.  Chef Dennis K Littley posted his legendary tiramisu recipe.  It looked easy and OH SO GOOD!  For his original recipe, check out his site.  Tiramisu recipe here.   You will need:   9” […]

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Boston 2017

April 19, 2017

This race was #7 consecutive Boston run.  I put in the miles but not the hills nor the speed work so my confidence was lacking to the point of not wanting to run.  The weather looked good and I had a friend to run with this year so there really was no excuse. As usual, […]

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Pumpkin Donuts

April 1, 2017

If you have never made donuts, this is a great beginners recipe.  So easy, no fail recipe for pumpkin donuts.  You just need to pick up a special donut baking tin for shaping.  If not, you can use standard muffin tins and make aluminum foil hole makers but you won’t get a uniform donut shape.  It’s […]

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