Category Archives: Dessert

Sunday Suppers: Strawberries and Bubbly

We hope you all have a fantastic Valentine’s Day. Here’s a meal that’s rich, but not too heavy. Add a salad or an appetizer if you wish, but save room for dessert and more bubbly. Gingered Prosecco Duck Wellington On … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Wine and Potatoes

We’ve been posting fewer new recipes in 2015, which gives us a long overdue chance to revisit some recipes we haven’t made in several years. On a recent Sunday, Greg cut up a whole hen to make coq au vin. … Continue reading

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Roman Rasta

We don’t drink nearly enough coffee cocktails, but this drink just might change that. Roman Rasta 1 1/2 oz Sambuca 1/2 oz spiced rum fresh-brewed coffee whipped cream cinnamon sugar Pour liquors into the bottom of a coffee mug. Top … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Italian Night (Again!)

We never tire of pasta or all things Italian. Save room for Espresso. Fettucine with Veal Meatballs, Peas and Mushrooms Salad with Baked Goat Cheese Chocolate Zabaglione

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Sunday Suppers: Let the Detox Begin… Or Not

Those of you who are trying to be good after the food orgy that was December can stick to the first two options in this suggested meal. If you want your meal to finish with something creamy and delicious and … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Pecan Pie Cookies

These were a huge hit at Katherine’s work party. The recipe is adapted from the 2014 Christmas with Southern Living book. The original calls for pecans in the crust and we were running low. A bit of bourbon in the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Bizcochitos

These crisp, flavorful cookies are a tradition in New Mexico. We loved the blend of anise and cinnamon. While many recipes called for lard, we used vegetable shortening. Use a fleur de lis cookie cutter or your favorite Christmas shape. … Continue reading

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