October is National Apple Month

Don’t you love the taste of a delicious, juicy apple? Well, if you answered, ‘yes’ then you are in good company. In the United States, there are 2500 different apple varieties, 100 different types of commercially grown apples, and … [Read more...]

Fresh Strawberry Tart

Every year in my garden I grow strawberries, although I can never seem to gather enough for a delicious strawberry tart, the kind I dream about making each spring. Maybe that is because I can't resist the urge when I see a … [Read more...]

Honey-Preserved Clementines

Why not give a jar of these delicious honey-preserved clementines as a gift this Christmas? They make great gifts (if you can bear to part with them)! As a gourmet chef, I learned many years ago not to worry that people would … [Read more...]

Fresh Cranberry-Pecan Fruit Relish

Growing up, our Thanksgiving table wasn't complete without opening a can of jellied cranberry sauce, cutting it with a knife, and setting it on the table. It just wasn't Thanksgiving without it! I cringe now at the thought of … [Read more...]

Splendid Ice Creams

Greetings Everyone: The Featured Recipes are: Banana Ice Cream with Caramelized White Chocolate Freckles Salty Caramel Ice Cream Lemon Frozen Yogurt Making a career out of ice cream might seem like a child's dream. … [Read more...]