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California Steak Salad

California steak salad: loaded with tender steak, crunchy greens, juicy strawberries, tangy goat cheese, and topped with a bright, zingy citrus vinaigrette. The weather here today says that winter is back. It’s dreary, rainy, and cold, but the calendar says spring and I can think of no better way to welcome in the new season than with …

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Rubbed Kale Salad with Parmesan

Rubbed kale salad: a simple, seven ingredient salad that will banish your winter blues and help you get ready for summer. I am ready for summer! The warm sunshine, the dry hot days, and the endless supplies of deliciously fresh, in-season produce at the grocery. Not the stuff grown in hot houses that looks like fresh vegetables, …

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Lemon Crème Brûlée

Lemon creme brulee is one of my favorite desserts. It’s lusciously lemony, with a thick custard and a layer of perfectly bruleed sugar. It’s deliciously impressive, but not nearly as complicated as you might think. Follow my exact instructions below and you’ll get it right on the first time. These delightful little custards need to be topped …

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Sage Browned Butter Seared Scallop Pasta

Jumbo scallops, lightly seasoned and perfectly seared make the perfect finish for this sage browned butter seared scallop pasta. It’s simply a delectable dish that makes the perfect special occasion dinner for two. With a 20 minute prep time, this one leaves you more time to spend with the one you love. Try it for …

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Overnight Oatmeal: Pear Maple Cinnamon

Perfect for a cold, snowy, day. Pear Maple Cinnamon overnight oatmeal soaks all night long then heats up in about 90 seconds. It will keep you satisfied all morning long. Between the sweets and treats of the holidays, the new year’s resolutions for 2016, and my own wedding to prepare for in September, it’s time to …

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Cheese Board 101: Style and Presentation

A cheese board is an easy appetizer to put together for any party – whether planned in advance or spur of the moment.  *Links in this post may be affiliate links, which means if you purchase I may get paid. The price you are charged does not change. Thank you for supporting businesses that support …

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