Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

Wild Rice & Mush...

Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup The other day I ran across an old folder of recipes I had clipped from newspapers and magazines most of which I never tried. I bet all you foodies out there have the same kind of file laying around! It was fun to go through the recipes to see if there...
Moroccan Spiced Salad

Moroccan Spiced Sala...

This is a wonderfully unusual salad. It’s a blend of savory spices, crunchy nuts, chewy raisins, rice, and beans with a hint of lemon and mint. The blend of rice, beans, and nuts makes it appropriate for a vegetarian main dish and it makes a great side with roasted chicken...
Whole Roast Top Loin of Beef with Herb Crust

Whole Roast Top Loin...

My family doesn’t eat a lot of beef so it is a treat to have a nice beef roast for Christmas dinner. I can’t remember where I found this recipe but it is fantastic so I wanted to share it with my foodie friends in case you want to give it a try for your Christmas dinner....
Italian Sausage Potato Soup

Italian Sausage Pota...

Italian Sausage Potato Soup This soup is my replication of the Zuppa Toscana soup from Olive Garden restaurant. I love the flavor the Italian sausage adds to the mixture of spinach and potatoes in this lightly creamy soup. For additional zip I add some crushed red pepper and to lower...
Buttery Corn with Marinated Tomatoes

Buttery Corn with Ma...

Buttery Corn with Marinaded Tomatoes My friend, Charmaine, brought a recipe similar to this to our Dining for Women group this month. It was so good I had to recreate it for all of you. I also had all that corn I’d bought at the farmers market to use! There is something about...