Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

I enjoy chocolate chip cookies, especially when baked with pecans.  These cookies are soft and moist in the center with a light crunchy exterior.  This recipe will make 3 dozen cookies; enough to share with family and friends.  I hope this recipe finds it way to your kitchen and puts smiles on many faces. Print…

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Recipe: Turkey Pockets

These turkey pockets are a great idea for Thanksgiving leftovers and more.  The crunchy exterior and cheesy filling will have you and guest wanting seconds. Mix and match filling with ham and cheddar or pepperoni, sauce and mozzarella. Another benefit is that one can wrap and freeze the leftover pockets for later!  Don’t eat a…

Artisan Italian Hoagie Rolls

        I enjoy eating and making great breads. I love to kneed dough by hand, shaping and tweaking the process for an even better result for the next time around.  Kneading dough is kind of therapeutic.  For instance, the hand work, texture, pulling/pounding of the dough are functions that help relieve stress….

Recipe: Fig and Goat Cheese Salad

          Print Recipe Fig and Goat Cheese Salad An easy/flavorful healthy salad that contains dried figs, spinach, goat cheese and more. Servings Person Ingredients 2 cups fresh spinach washed1 cup shredded radicchio1/4 cup dried figs sliced1/4 cup chopped pecans1 tbsp dark brown sugar1 tbsp salted butter1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil4 tbsp…

Recipe: Tim’s Thankful Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a tradition and often a center piece on family tables in autumn.  Homemade cranberry sauce is packed with flavor and simple to make.  Once one makes their own its hard to go back to the canned stuff. In this recipe I used an array of warming spices and citrus which helped  brighten and balance this…