My Chicago adventures included a stop at Portillo's. The burger was so good!
focaccia from Columbia City bakery in Seattle
Lamb curry, hot naan and rice are first-rate at Knoxville's Sitar Indian Restaurant.
Chicken Piccata with Grapes and Capers - Delicata Squash and Wild Mushroom Risotto
Chocolate Macaroons - ground almonds and chocolate are the base of this classic cookie.
Caramel Cookies - baked with sour cream, ground nuts and topped with butter icing.
Light and fluffy lemon ricotta muffins
This gluten free cranberry loaf uses leftover cranberry sauce to create a light and airy treat!
Romanian COZONAC. a traditional Holiday sweet bread made at Christmas, New Year's, Easter or any special occasion. Filled with walnuts/cocoa and flavored with rum.
The perfect balance of peppermint and dark chocolate. Wow your friends with these! I wowed myself!
tasty, detox-friendly coconut & carob "cookies" -- a healthy way to enjoy your sweets!
Need a little cheering up? I've got some s'mores. Go on, take one.
tender parmesan cream crackers
An outstanding cheesecake recipe with caramel sauce and whipped cream added for extra decadence.
Biscuits with cheese and garlic
Matcha (green tea) shortbread w/white chocolate. Christmas is over, but they keep coming out of my oven.
Fleur de sel caramels are gooey, buttery, and delicious. You can't go wrong with sugar, butter, cream, and salt.
Blueberry Oat Scones - a perfect breakfast treat for your weekend brunch.
A homemade kahlua recipe that you can make with your favorite coffee.
Petite madeleine- Mascarpone , unique flavour and delicious.
Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies.
Cranberry Almond Granola (edible Christmas gifts)
Creamy and dreamy Tiramisu cheesecake
Cinnabon popcorn - cinnamon buttery popcorn with pecans and drizzled with white chocolate.
Chocolate Covered Snow Peaks
Why have a plain old roll with dinner when you could have these fancy Parmesan Garlic Twists in just 15 minutes!
A festive Christmas Quiche with squash, yellow peppers, ham, mushrooms, onions, grape tomatoes, asparagus, sharp cheddar and Parmesan!
I blowtorched the Christmas prime rib...and it was awesome!
Sugar snap peas with sesame to serve hot or cold
A delicious wholesome leek, rosemary and chick-peas soup.
Tomato Paste Risotto - pantry cooking..
Three Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Cauliflower, potato and tomato gratin, a real winner. Velvety vegetables in a delicious cheese sauce. Easy step by step photo directions.