Savory Spinach Tart

Savory Spinach Tart This easy Tart really speaks Spinach.   I love the fact that you make the crust on the spot, no rolling or pre-baking involved, just push the dough into the mold, add the fillin, and bake.    Pre- heat oven to 375 For the pastry 1...

Easy Garden Egg Bake

Perfect every time,  the Egg Bake is my go to weekend meal for breakfast/brunch.  It is more of a formula than a recipe. You plug in the ingredients, depending on what you have on hand. It is adapted from,  Favorite Recipes from Our Favorite Cooks,  written by Alison...

Buttermilk Banana Nut Pancakes

No other breakfast item evokes such approval from my children as pancakes. I instantly become, "the best Mom ever". They are also a great way to use up those over ripe bananas in the fruit basket.  Buttermilk is a staple that I try to keep on hand, but If you don't...

Almond Pear Tart

ALMOND PEAR TART I just can't get enough of the Marzipan flavor,  and paired with pear or apple are two of my favorite combinations.  This Tart has a crispy Almond crust, contrasted with a creamy rich Mascarpone filling.  Then finished with the sweet...

Pommes Au Gratin

Pommes Au Gratin The secret to this dish is to first cook the sliced potatoes in a milk and water bath.  The starches are released, and the end result is reliable, tender on the inside, and a crispy on the outside Gratin.  You can also adjust the cream to make it a...

Creamy Breakfast Potatoes with Ham

Swanky Potatoes with Ham & Creme Fraiche I have a thing about hot breakfast.  I just feel like I'm giving my family a good start with a hot, well balanced meal, paying special attention to keeping the sugar low, and the protein high .  This obsession is not an...