Bread

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup is so hearty and delicious, it is hard to believe it is made of such simple ingredients. Onions, a good quality beef stock, a little wine, and gruyere cheese and you get a special treat. French onion soup has always been one […]

Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread

Easter is synonymous with spring, and it is my favorite time of year. Everything is new and fresh.  The trees and flowers are in bloom, and their vibrant colors are at their peak.   As a child, Easter meant new outfits, Easter Bonnets, chocolate, decorated eggs, […]

Focaccia with Potato, Grape Tomatoes, and Rosemary

Focaccia with Potato, Grape Tomatoes, and Rosemary

This focaccia is moist and delicious. I like to serve it by itself or along with cheese and various types of salami. I learned how to make this from my best friend, Roberta. The unusual thing about this recipe is that it is made with […]

Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins

Corn muffins are one of my favorite breakfast or snack foods.  They have just the right amount of sweetness and are satisfying and delicious.  They are also great toasted with butter.  The nice thing about this recipe is its versatility.  You can make them sweet, […]

Southern Fried Chicken, Collard Greens, and Corn Bread

Southern Fried Chicken, Collard Greens, and Corn Bread

Growing up in Western Pennsylvania, I am no stranger to Southern cooking.  There is nothing I like better than going home to visit my family and sitting down with them to enjoy a good meal.  I had a taste for collard greens so my sister, Vicki, […]

French Bread Rolls

French Bread Rolls

Everyone likes the smell of bread baking in the oven, and these rolls will not be the exception.  These are the same rolls that my mother made every year for Christmas Eve. They are great for any type of sandwich, and easy to make. Christmas […]

Challah French Toast with Three Berry Compote

Challah French Toast with Three Berry Compote

French toast is one of my favorite breakfast treats, and the Challah bread makes it even better. I like to make a special breakfast to kick off our holiday celebrations. Ingredients: 1 – loaf Challah bread 3 – eggs 1 – cup whole milk 1 […]

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Try this banana nut bread recipe, it is moist and delicious. Ingredients: 2 – cups sifted all purpose flour 1 – tsp. baking soda 3 – tbls. whole milk 1 – cup sugar 1/2 – cup butter (unsalted) 2 – eggs 1/2 – tsp. salt […]

Bruschetta 3 Ways

Bruschetta 3 Ways

Bruschetta is a simple and versatile appetizer to make for any dinner party or holiday gathering. You can use what ever ingredients you like…vegetables, cheese, beans, prosciutto or other cured meats. The only secret is to use good ingredients. Here are three easy ideas for […]