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Pack Your Omelet Full Of Goodness

July 22, 2013

Pack Your Omelet Full Of Goodness Omelets are one of those dishes that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  The versatile omelet is low in calories too especially if you start with one egg and two egg whites (about 100 calories).  Add the fillings of your choice and...

All-American Hot Dogs

June 10, 2013

All-American Hot Dogs Summer is here and why pay top dollar going out when you can make delicious hot dogs at home?  Here is a guide to the different ways Americans make their frankfurters around the country.  I had the Sonoran style hot dogs while I was in Tucson in...

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 10, 2013

Mother’s Day Brunch Put mom in a good mood this Sunday and make Mother’s Day a special day with a memorable brunch.  When my children were younger they often made me breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day.  They made me promise to stay in bed propped up on pillows while...

Mac & Cheese Please!

April 9, 2013

Mac & Cheese Please! Forget that horrible box stuff and make your own delicious Mac & Cheese.  Here is a different spin on the usual cheddar cheese macaroni & cheese dish.  Using the brie, cream cheese and mascarpone makes it nice and creamy.  I used macaroni pasta here, but you...

Butter Cookies

November 24, 2012

Butter Cookies It’s time to start thinking about making Christmas cookies.  1 1/2 Cups Softened Butter 1 1/2 Cups Sugar 2 Eggs Lightly Beaten 3 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/3 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/4 Cup Sifted Powdered Sugar (Optional) Cookie Press Preheat your oven to 375° F.  In a large size bowl...

Students & Breakfast

September 3, 2012

Students & Breakfast Labor Day is over and it’s school time again.  Many school aged children skip breakfast on a daily basis because of either financial reasons or because of the morning rush to get to school on time.  Studies show that children, as well as college students, who eat...

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

July 8, 2012

New Canaan Farmers’ Market I love going to farmers' markets, especially good ones. It's the closest to "farm to table" that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.  Yesterday was my first visit to the New Canaan farmer’s market.  It’s a good one!  I picked up beets,...

Building A Healthier Burger

June 19, 2012

Building A Healthier Burger   Nothing says grilling season like a hot & juicy burger.  You can enjoy an American favorite that is new and improved by giving your burger a healthy twist without skimping on flavor.  Here are some things that you can do to create a better burger. ...

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

June 3, 2012

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta   Now that you’ve made your Homemade Ricotta what are you going to do with it?  Here are 17 things to do with that delicious Homemade Ricotta.    Make a Cheesecake  Fill Ravioli  Eat Warm Drizzled With Good Quality Olive Oil  Make A Tart...

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