Archives for December 1, 2012

Rosemary Cheese Stars

I love getting mail this time of year! I set aside my usual hopes of getting that letter from Ed McMahon that we have won the Sweepstakes that will pay all the bills that seem to come instead and revel in all the precious Christmas cards that we receive.  But before our mailbox gets flooded […]


Sweet & Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

In an effort to make a quick and easy sweet potato that didn’t involve the same ole same ole, cook, open, add salt & butter, I decided to get a little creative, but still kept it simple.  The sweet got a little sweeter with rich maple syrup, but took on a savory turn with fresh […]


Winter White Sangria

I KNOW I have said many time before, but I LOVE red wine!! My love for this gorgeous vino surpasses time of day or time of year.  Give me a good heavy Napa cab at 58 degrees and color this girl happy.  HOWEVER…….I realize that not everyone shares the exact same love as I do, […]