Tiny Bites

Chocolate Cupcakes

October 27, 2012

Chocolate Cupcakes If you’re going to a Halloween party this weekend and need to bring a dessert here is a great portable dessert that everyone will love.  Even after Halloween these cupcakes are an excellent “go to” dessert for home or potlucks. INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking...

Butterscotch Oatmeal Blondies

October 18, 2012

Butterscotch Oatmeal Blondies I have always been in love with butterscotch.  These Butterscotch Oatmeal Blondies are super easy to make and won’t last long in your household.  INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Cup Softened Butter 3/4 Cup Sugar 3/4 Cup Brown...

Date & Apple Salad

October 12, 2012

Date & Apple Salad Sometimes it's nice to have a "meaty" salad for lunch or dinner. INGREDIENTS 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Diced Red Onion 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/2 Cup Pitted & Sliced Dates 1 Head Frisee Lettuce 4 Cups Spinach 1 Sliced Apple...

Victoria’s Scones

September 30, 2012

Victoria’s Scones It’s Sunday Morning!  Treat yourself to a great cup of coffee and a couple of scones.  You’ll love my scone recipe and your loved ones will too. INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 3 Tablespoons Sugar 3 Tablespoons Sugar 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 5 Tablespoons Butter...

Chocolate Chunk Muffins

September 18, 2012

Chocolate Chunk Muffins Sometimes I just feel like having a muffin or two in the morning or for a mid-afternoon snack.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/4 Cup Sugar 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 2 Lightly Beaten Eggs 3/4 Cup Buttermilk or Sour Milk 3 Tablespoons Softened...

Sentimental Sugar Cookies

September 12, 2012

Sentimental Sugar Cookies I grew up making and eating these delicious Sugar Cookies.  Sentimental Sugar Cookies are great all year round cookies as well as holiday cookies.  You can use colored sugar on the top or leave them plain.  INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup Softened Butter 1/2 Cup Shortening 2 Cups Sugar 1...

Cipollini Glazed Onions

September 9, 2012

Cipollini Glazed Onions Cipollini or Italian pearl onions are noted for their sweetness and flat shape.  To peel easily, drop them whole into boiling water for 3 minutes.  Immediately transfer to cold water.  Cut the root end and gently squeeze toward the stem end. INGREDIENTS 16 Ounces Cipollini Onions 1/2 Cup...

Victoria’s Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

August 28, 2012

Victoria’s Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Cup Softened Butter 2 Eggs 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 1/2 Cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 1/2 Cups Dark Chocolate Chips Preheat your oven to 350° F.  In...

Spinach Salad

August 23, 2012

Spinach Salad This is a delicious main-dish salad.  For a refreshing side-dish salad, simply reduce the portions and omit the egg and bacon.  This salad pairs very well with roast chicken or a thick grilled pork or veal chop.  INGREDIENTS Salad: 2 Hard Boiled Eggs (Peeled) 3 Pounds Flat Leaf...

Corn Salsa

August 16, 2012

Corn Salsa Is there anyone who doesn’t love a good salsa?  This salsa can be made as hot or mild as you want it.  Serve it with chips as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to eggs, tacos or grilled meats and fish.  INGREDIENTS 4 Ripe Plum Tomatoes 1 Ripe...

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