Mini Quiches

Whew!  Monday is here, which means it’s time for a break! Yeah, it feels strange even saying that.  But it’s true- it was a busy weekend in the kitchen, so being in the office today, it’s nice to just sit back and dig through email for a while. So what’s got me baking nonstop?  I am […]

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Shrimp Puffs

Years ago my parents found this recipe after trying it at a friend’s football party.  My dad came home from the party raving about them, saying that after the first couple, he basically spent the afternoon in the kitchen so that he could make sure he snagged a few each time an additional round came out […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are a gajillion recipes for chocolate chip cookies.  And which recipe any particular person thinks is ideal is dependent upon what you’re looking for in a cookie- crispy, soft, chewy, nuts, no nuts, sweet, really sweet, sweet with a hint of salt, etc. In general, any cookie with chocolate is a good cookie in […]

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Cinnamon Orange Cranberry Sauce

A holiday is more than just a date on a calendar- it’s about maintaining traditions that we associate with the purpose or idea of the holiday.  The traditions we observe make a particular day different than any other day of the year.

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