Category Archive: food

Fresh Berries

It is the perfect time of year for a bowl of fresh strawberries and blueberries. I love to have them over homemade shortbread or if crunched for time grilled pound cake drizzled with… Continue reading

54/365 It’s That Time of Year

One of my guilty pleasures at St. Patrick’s Day is Irish Soda Bread. I love it warm with melted butter.

44/365 A Slice of Orange Anyone?

This time of year oranges are so, so sweet! I just can’t get enough of them.

19/365 Baking Technique

One of the first lessons you must teach when baking is the spoon has to be licked!

My First Pumpkin Pie!

Fifty five years old and I just made my first pumpkin pie. It was always my mother’s thing and so we always let her make it. Now that Mom has passed I had… Continue reading

Be Still – Week 4

Week four of my Still Life course and I have been having so much fun. Mixing backgrounds and trying to come up with interesting pairings that are appealing to look at. It makes… Continue reading

Another Fabricated Still Life

So far I like this still life the best. I had a great time setting up this shot. I had to squat on a chair and shoot at an angle. I didn’t care… Continue reading

Chocolate Peppermint Poke Cake

I was desperate for a quick but delicious recipe to make for dessert on Christmas day. My week was so busy and I was not going to be able to devote a lot… Continue reading

Have the Preparations Begun?

Turkey Day is one week away. How many of you will be hosting the dinner? Are you expecting lots of company? Is your extended family going to stay at your house for a… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = IRRESISTIBLE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = TRADITION

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = QUINTESSENTIAL

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover

The wooden shack is the restaurant! Don’t judge a book by its cover! Fortunately before my husband and I came down to Puerto Rico he did a lot of reading on Trip Advisor… Continue reading

Just Having Some Fun

Totally and completely just playing with some processing techniques.

Tantalizing Tuesday – Crockpot Chicken Tacos

This recipe is courtesy of my son-in-law Chris and Daughter Allison who got it from their friend Molly! There could not be an easier more scrumptious recipe. Especially because you throw it in… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday – A Quick Use for all Those Tomatoes!

At this time of year many of us are buried in cherry or grape tomatoes that we have grown in our gardens! To steal my friend Susan from LICHT YEARS quick, easy and yummy… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday – Boston’s North End – 7/17/12

Boston’s North End MIKE’S PASTRY WORLD FAMOUS CANNOLI There is a phenomenal part of Boston called the “North End”. More than 41% of the resident population is Italian-American. As such a large section… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday – 5/22/12

ROAST VEGGIES & CHICKEN DINNER ROAST CHICKEN, CARROTS, POTATOES, ONIONS There is not an easier or more delicious meal to throw together than roast chicken with vegetables. If you are crunched for time… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 5/8/12

Would this be considered indulgent? A Blueberry Cinnamon Coffeecake for breakfast and a Whoopie Pie for lunch? It’s so hard sometimes when I make my Friday morning stop at MacKillop’s Bakery to pick… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 5/1/12

Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake I have a fondness for Almond. Anytime I see something with “Almond” in the title and I will immediately jump at the opportunity to purchase it! This coffee cake… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 4/3/12

My Baked Ziti This is my go to dish whenever I am having a large crowd and need to throw something together that is relatively quick, easy, can be prepped ahead of time… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 3/27/12

This past Saturday I made “Jag” a Portuguese dish I make quite often and that I love because it’s easy, quick, delicious, and last several meals for me and my husband. The added… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 3/20/12

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and because I love it… this past Saturday I bought a loaf of “Irish Soda Bread” from my favorite local bakery here in town… “MacKillops”. Now I… Continue reading

Tantalizing Tuesday 2/7/12

Triple Chocolate Mouse (White chocolate Flakes, Milk Chocolate Layer, Dark Chocolate Layer) One thing I have always had is an incredible sweet tooth. Passing up a dessert is very difficult for me. This… Continue reading