SPAGHETTI CARBONARA (A ROMANTIC DINNER FOR TWO)

Have an easy romantic dinner at home with Spaghetti Carbonara For Two with bacon and cheese. Serve it with sparkling wine and dessert for a stay-in date night! With Valentine’s Day coming up, I’m guessing you’re here looking for a menu with recipes to make for your other half. Or maybe you’re single and want to treat…

Comfort Food for February: Mac and Cheese

by Lisa M. Skinner                 Who doesn’t like Mac and Cheese? No one that I know of. I used to have little cooking competitions with my dad. I always felt like he was cheating because I didn’t know to think outside the box on recipes. To get creative and make it an experience instead of…

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…

January is Casserole Season!

If it’s January, then it’s time for warming casseroles that are both flavorful and easy-to-prepare; Cottage Pie is one of those dishes! In a land where sheep were traditionally a primary food supply, it’s not surprising that lamb is the foundation for many farmhouse dishes. However, this dish is equally good with ground beef or…

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…

Yorkshire Pudding

                Yorkshire pudding is a multifaceted dish that can be set out in many ways depending on the ingredients you choose to use. In the Britain, the word pudding means something totally different than in America. Rather than a creamy dessert that we Americans think of as pudding, a pudding can refer to sweet and…

A Soup and Salad Supper: Creamy White Bean and Sage Soup and Apple and Cranberry Salad

                Winter is the soup season! With so many kinds out there to taste, what will you choose? I am always looking for new recipes to make. My favorite has always been good old-fashioned tomato soup. However, my aunt sent me this recipe and I am so excited to make it. Want to try with…

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…

Whiskey and Ginger Carrots

This is one of my favorite veggie dishes!  I love Jameson Irish Whiskey, so using it in this dish gives me that touch of Irishness that I love to add to menus. This recipe serves 2-3 servings, but with me and my husband, it only gives only two servings.  We love our garden fresh carrots….

Simple Easter Dinner Menu for Two

Planning a special family holiday dinner is in order during this “stay at home” pandemic. I have found reading through my cookbooks as well as my mom’s, I can come up with something really special, maybe even old fashion or traditional. Growing up we always had special family holiday dinners. Roast Turkey with all the…