English Toffee - the Perfect Valentine's Day Treat

The English Toffee of my Childhood Made Easy

It’s that time of year when making treats becomes a daily ritual.  Here is the first of our classic treats… Continue reading »

Seared Scallops on Salt Block

Cooking with Salt!

There is nothing like a perfectly season scalloped seared to a golden color and  served with a light citrus sauce and… Continue reading »

Rosemary Hazelnut Truffles made with Olive Oil

Rosemary Infused Chocolate Olive Oil Truffles with Hazelnuts

A few years ago I was inspired to substitute olive oil in a recipe that I would normally use butter… Continue reading »

Lambchops With Blueberry Sauce over Celery Root Puree

Own Your Party – Australian Lamb Chops with Blueberry Pinot Noir Sauce

Hello Lambchop!  Once you try Australian Lamb you will never want any other lamb.  It is clean and lean with… Continue reading »


Crostini with Blueberry Balsamic Chutney, Goat Cheese, & Prosciutto

A visit to my local farmer’s market in gave me this bounty of beautiful blueberries. They were soon transformed into… Continue reading »

Bowl of Kale Chips

Kale Yeah!! How to use this Great Super Ingredient

Kale is a super food and when you treat it with love and care it is also super delicious. Here… Continue reading »


Grilled Stuffed Pork Loin with Figs & Olives

This beautiful pork loin is delicious and economical and the perfect way to celebrate National Pork Month. The sweet figs… Continue reading »


Orange Ginger Sticky Ribs for Gnarly Head

The end of summer was a perfect time to be inspired to create a rib dish that paired with a… Continue reading »


Homemade Granola in a Few Easy Steps

Granola is one of those things I think I don’t like because I’ve had  dry chalky versions that can be very… Continue reading »

Poke Shooters

Memories of Maui Help Create an Island Inspired Poke with King’s Hawaiian Toast Points

I remember the first time I had Poke.  It was one of those foodie moments that has never left me…. Continue reading »