Mother Day Recipes

mothers day recipe

Your Mother’s Day menu should revolve on only one thing—you do all the cooking and let your mother take the day off to the spa or shopping. Celebrating Mother’s Day is all about catering to what you mother likes especially for lunch or dinner.

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Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Cookie Recipe

sweet heart cookies

My first introduction to Valentine’s Day came by way of awkward grade school card exchanges. (The ones everyone dreaded because they showed just how popular or unpopular you were.) The only good part of these exchanges, to my way of thinking, were the boxes of Sweetheart candies – the little sugar hearts with saying impressed […]

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Quail A La Mouquin

Quail A La Mouquin

Inspired by the legendary French restaurant in New York frequented by famous writers, artists, newspapermen, politicians, and Wall Street tycoons, Chez Mouquin, Quail a la Mouquin is flavorful recipe that involves cooking quail in white wine and flavored with cloves, bay leaf, cream, cayenne, and chives. This simple recipe makes an elegant meal for an […]

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Happy Halloween!

happy halloween

Just as its legacy incorporates traditions from various festivals that celebrate harvest and honor the dead, October 31st is known for many festive Halloween activities and foods. On All Hallow’s Eve, one of its alternate names, children go trick or treating in full costume (including bags for the candy and confections they will be collecting […]

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Baked Peaches Dessert

baked peaches desert recipe

Baked peaches stuffed with nuts and flavored with lemon juice, butter, sugar, and nutmeg, and spiked with some sherry is an elegant and simple summer dessert that makes the most out of fresh peaches. Baking peaches make it soft with just a subtle hint of crisp and also enhance its natural sweetness. Baked peaches can […]

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Leftover Turkey Recipes

thanksgiving leftovers

Thanksgiving at the end of the day yields a pile of the centerpiece roasted turkey, stuffing, vegetable sidings, even a slice of pie no one was bold enough to take. These leftovers, particularly the roast turkey, get a second lease on life as early as midnight of Thanksgiving. Its transformation: a nice, chunky roast turkey […]

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Duck With Turnips And Peas Stewed Recipe

Duck With Turnips And Peas Stewed Recipe

Turnips and peas give duck stew a subtly sweet and refreshing flavor and pleasant texture. This simple recipe for duck stew makes a great weekend meal that is best enjoyed with family or friends. For a real excellent time, serve this duck stew with a bottle of Syrah from Rhone or a good bottle of […]

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Pear With Wine, Vanilla Ice-Cream And Pepper

Pear With Wine, Vanilla Ice-Cream And Pepper

Poached in red wine, pears look like a rare jewel from another dimension. Serve it with vanilla ice cream lightly flavored with freshly ground pepper and you have a dessert that is out of this world. Although commonly served in French restaurants, pears poached in red wine and vanilla ice cream flavored with black pepper […]

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