Antipasto Pasta Salad

  Warm weather has finally arrived. Days are getting longer... and I'm finally waking up to color. The gray of winter ice is gone and the lake has come alive with nature and plenty of recreational activity. Mornings have been starting off with a calm tranquility before the action begins. I thought I'd share a [...]

Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bars

  Do you have someone in your life who is a complete and total ice cream fanatic? A person who would eat ice cream every single day...and sometimes do...when left to their own devices? I know you know someone. Is it you? A friend? Someone you love? Isn't it funny how there's always someone we [...]

The World’s Greatest Cookie

Here is a recipe dear to my heart. They may look simple, but besides how quick they are to whip up, they aren't that at all. My mother gave this recipe to me over twenty years ago and swore I'd see these cookies truly lived up to their name. She loved them and she was [...]

Strawberry Chocolate Tart

Here is a hands down winner from my worn out and falling apart Silver Palate cookbook. Not a spring season has gone by where I haven't made this killer dessert for my family and friends. Now I know I've been on somewhat of a tart kick lately (ahem)... but I would be remiss if I [...]