Among Mexicans and many Americans, the word ‘tortilla’ is commonly understood to be the type of corn or flour-based flat bread used to fill with things like rice, beans and meat. In Spain, however, ‘tortilla’ is more of a thick egg omelet, sometimes filled with things like shredded chicken and served as an appetizer or a sandwich on thick and ... Read More »
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Winter weekend mornings are the perfect time to cozy up to a pancake breakfast. I can eat them witho...
As you might be able to see from this blog, I’m a bit entranced by Moroccan things- style, geo...
On a recent trip to our local butcher, I inquired about the homemade merguez they always used to hav...
During my college years, I had a small patch of land in my back yard and would often make nice homem...
Everyone loves a good blueberry muffin, and quite honestly it’s pretty hard to find great qual...
On a cold, blustery winter day in search of some comfort food in a warm setting, we trekked out to a French-American restaurant called Chez Colette. Actually, anything would have been warmer than outside at that time, but this place was especially inviting. Conveniently located inside the Sofitel Hotel in Rosemont, IL near Chicago’s O’Hare airport and the Rosemont Convention ... Read More »
I’ve been testing this recipe for several years. It’s a favorite of my husband who requests it every time he opens the freezer to a plethora of frozen bananas I’ve stocked away for ‘that yogurt cake’ he likes so much. One lesson I’ve learned here is that it seems to turn out better when whisked by hand as opposed to ... Read More »
If you don’t have time to jar all those end of summer fruits, try this recipe instead for a wonderful spread. It’s absolutely delicious on toast, croissants and even pancakes. There’s no pectin needed, no jarring or preserving necessary- just make it and use it up or share with friends, family & neighbors. They’ll be amazed it came from grapes, ... Read More »
This is the quickest oven-baked frittata to prepare. Normally I would add flour and milk to a dish like this, but on the day it was made, I was in such a hurry there was no time to think about accurately measuring the two. It resulted in one of the fluffiest and most delicious frittatas we’ve ever had-simplicity at its ... Read More »
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In a rush to get out the door in the morning, it’s often difficult to make something portable, easy to handle and tasty, all in one. I came up with this very simple and quick breakfast sandwich and would like to share it with you busy (or not so busy) folks out there. Here’s what you need (per person): 2 ... Read More »