beetsalad

Mixed Beet Salad

I spotted bunches of both golden and red small sized beets at our local market this weekend and could not resist buying them. We love roasted beets and enjoy...

beetgoatcheese

Fall Harvest Salad

A tasty salad mixing peppery arugula, sweet roasted beets, and goat cheese crumbles that is almost as pretty as it is delicious! I used a mix of golden and...

pesto

Easy Basil Pesto Sauce

This is a quick, easy sauce to make using fresh basil. Use it to top your pasta of choice. You can also add in some heavy cream, to change...

flourlesschoccake2

Chocolate Indulgence Cake

I call this cake Chocolate Indulgence Cake because although I do not give in often, the one indulgence I crave from time to time is something chocolate. We do...

stuffedpeaches

Almond Stuffed Peaches

Italians often do not eat heavy sweets after their meals, but often want something light such as a fruit dish or some biscotti dipped into sweet wine. I had...

apricots

Poached Apricots With Mascarpone Cream

During the warmer months, I like to serve fruit for dessert, and this recipe will work for almost any summer fruit. In place of apricots, you could use peaches,...

peppergoatchbruschetta

Roasted Pepper And Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I LOVE goat cheese and am always looking for ways to incorporate it into my recipes. This simple bruschetta is delicious,...

garlicbruschetta

Garlic Bruschetta ~ Real Italian Garlic Bread

This is the real Italian garlic bread. What often sells for garlic bread in North American restaurants is laden with butter, garlic powder and a variety of cheeses. This...

garlicmussels

Mussels In Garlic Butter Sauce

We were at the St. Lawrence market one Saturday and saw this huge vat of fresh PEI mussels and just couldn’t resist buying them. They were really meaty and...

potatoestomatoes

Potatoes With Tomatoes And Basil

This tasty side dish would be great with almost any meat or seafood entree. You could also add in chopped sweet peppers, or mushrooms if you desired. Buon Appetito!...