Cinnamon Spice Pistachio Biscotti When it comes to sweets of any type, I prefer something with fruit or nuts or one that contains warm spices. When I can, I add cinnamon to anything I bake. There is nothing better in my mind than the aroma of cinnamon wafting through myRead More →

Barley Beet & Strawberry Salad I make some type of grain salad at least once a month, often much more often. Mixing grains and vegetables create hearty salads that keep you feeling full and are great meatless meals. I usually use farro as my grain of choice, an ancient grainRead More →

Spring Peas With Onions And Pancetta I have a confession to make…..I have a love-hate relationship with peas. I grew up being served canned peas…..yes, I do mean those awful, army green colored mushy things that melt in your mouth. This early childhood pea experience created an aversion to peasRead More →

Lemon, Olive Oil Biscotti With Almonds I’ve shared in that past that we have a biscotti jar sitting on our kitchen counter that I am responsible for keeping full. It is actually my husband’s biscotti container because I am not usually a cookie kind of girl. I have been remissRead More →

Spring Pasta With Asparagus Pesto I love to prepare seasonal dishes using local ingredients in my kitchen. Obviously, as we pass from one season to the next, our tastes change due to the weather and what ingredients are available to us. As much as I love a warm bowl ofRead More →

Marinated Beans With Celery & Ricotta Salata We spent the month of February in Florida, and I must admit that I thoroughly enjoyed the warm weather. Our new puppy arrived at the beginning of our stay, and he immediately settled in,  sleeping through the night in his crate, walking onRead More →