Authentic Irish Brown Bread

13 Irish Recipes Just In Time for St. Patty’s Day

The hubby and I enjoyed our two months in Ireland over the summer of 2016. Such a beautiful green country with some of the best tasting milk and butter that I’ve had anywhere thanks to the year around grass supply. It’s easy to think Irish food is all green beer, potatoes and corned beef, since that’s what…

Recipes for One

20 Amazingly Easy-to-Make Recipes for One

It’s almost that time of year again. Valentine’s Day! The day of lovers, roses, chocolate, sex and all things decadent. I have a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. While it’s nice to have a day celebrating love, like other holidays, it’s gotten so commercial, I feel the love part has gotten lost. It’s time to…

Simply Sophisticated Cooking | Hubby's Recipe for Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

20 Easy Recipes For When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

You’re tired, drained, unhappy and just aren’t in the mood to cook tonight. Trust me, I know. I’ve been there. But I also know you’ll feel even worse after eating that drive-through meal you picked up on the way home. You’ll feel bloated, guilty and sluggish. None of which is going to help you feel…

Find the Better You through cooking for yourself

How to Cook Your Way to a BETTER YOU in 2017

Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again. We have a whole year ahead of us. A clean slate so to speak. So what are your new year’s resolutions and goals this year? Are they to make changes? Most of us plan to make changes. Usually, those changes are to ourselves. Do your plans…

Basil-Infused Lime Curd Tart Topped Cranberry Orange Compote

Basil-Infused Lime Curd Tart with Cranberry Orange Compote

I have the perfect holiday treat for your holiday dinner this year. It’s a Basil-Infused Lime Curd Tart with Cranberry Orange Compote, complete with drizzles of dark chocolate, whipped cream and more fresh basil. Not only is it DELICIOUS but it looks like the holiday on a plate. It’s got both red, green and plenty of ooumphh for…

Turkey Salad with Cranberries, Apples, Kale and Walnuts

21Thanksgiving Leftover Makeovers Transformed Into New Dishes

Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s both a love and hate affair. Turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, corn, green bean casserole, stuffing and cranberry sauce. So tasty on Thanksgiving Day. But after lingering in the fridge for days, we grow weary of their presence and just wish them gone. So what is do with all those leftovers?…