Irish Fairy Cakes

 Irish America Fairy cakes are favorite just like hot cross buns in March. Fairy cakes have magical properties besides enabling you to see fairies it will also heal the sick, but only if baked on the day. In America though, you will know these as cupcakes! Ingredients 1 stick of butter 2⁄3 cup sugar To eggs,…

How to Start a Cooking Club

            When I moved to Delaware, I really didn’t know many people. So, when my friend invited me to be a part of a cooking club, I was all in! At the time, I didn’t exactly know what a cooking club was. Ten years later, we have tasted a lot of recipes. We learned about…

A Robert Burns Dinner Celebration

                Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie Burns, was the Bard of Ayshire. He is a national poet and lyricist from Scotland. To this day he is celebrated worldwide. The Burns Supper, traditional celebrated on January 25 (the Bards Birthday) is an institution of Scottish life for immigrants and expats all over the world.  It…

Game Day Dipping Sauces for Appetizers

It’s game day! You’re planning a small gathering of friends and family.  Creating a menu with lots of finger foods and appetizers ready made for dipping is the best route to go for an occasion like this. Sports and dippable finger food go hand-in-hand. So what do you use as a dipping sauce?  Here are six…

Mid-Winters Ladies Tea Scones

                                Mid-winter with its ice-cover branches and snow-capped trees, the powdery white landscape is both beautiful yet, chilling.  Playing in the snow can be fun for both old and young alike. Once you come inside though, wouldn’t you rather be cozied up in front of a fire enjoying our Midwinter tea? Come warm up…

A Mid-Winters Ladies Tea Menu

When Mid-winter has a hold and you are looking for a quite corner to curl up in, try this warm and delicious tea menu by the fire with some quite jazz in the background.  Soothing and Calming to the soul.  Jazz suggestion:  Beegie Adair’s “I’ll Take Romance”. Menu Smoked Gouda and Rosemary Scones with clotted…

Mini Blue Cheese Quiches

            What is a quiche? It is an unsweetened custard pie usually with a savory filling. Some, like a French quiche, consist of pastry crust filled with delicious custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood, or vegetables. Today, though, we are going to make yummy mini blue cheese quiches, just perfect savory bites for tea…

How to Plan a Party for the 2021 Holidays

          The 2021 holidays are around the corner! And with them comes the opportunity to entertain those nearest and dearest to you.  Hosting any kind of party can be incredibly stressful but with these easy, quick steps, your get together is going to be exactly as you envisioned it would be. So, let’s get started….

Community Oktoberfest Menu

 Oktoberfest was canceled this year due to the pandemic.  So this fall our small community down at the river decided to hold our own Oktoberfest following all the rules for social distancing.  Best way to plan an event like this is to have each neighbor bring a dish or two.  Add German music to get…

Southern Peach Belle Cocktail

With summer just around the corner, I begin to think about clam bakes on the beach and evening cocktail parties on the deck. I always look for new cocktail recipes that I can use as a signature drink. Having a signature drink at a cocktail party is fun to create and share something new for…