Toasted Granola

Toasted Granola

This Toasted Granola recipe can help keep you trim this season….seriously! “Is there really a healthy granola recipe?” Look, all granola has fat and sugar added to it, but if you’re patient and toast the oats and nuts a perfect golden brown,...
Honey Crisp Apple Pie

Honey Crisp Apple Pie

Apples are oddly personal. There are so many different varieties and flavors, but usually one or two types will trigger nostalgia. As a kid growing up in New England in the 1970s, the apple of choice in our family was the tart Macintosh. When we moved to Spain,...
10-Layer Salad

10-Layer Salad

Layer Salad usually makes its appearance in the Summer at a pot luck or BBQ.  It traditionally has peas, cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch dressing or mayo, but you can make this salad with any ingredients you have on hand. I decided to challenge myself and invent my...
Cherry Chocolate Almond Meringues

Cherry Chocolate Almond Meringues

This crunchy, sticky, crumbly, tart, sweet, chocolate mess requires wine and conversation…. what else do you need?! I made this meringue for a dinner party. They were a last minute addition to the menu due to an excess of egg whites from pot du cremes. These...