Dining and Desserts at Dandee Donut Factory

I heard about this terrific little place in Pompano Beach, Florida called Dandee Donut Factory. On the way to the ocean, I decided to stop and give their donuts a try. I'm glad I did, their donuts were more like desserts than dunking cakes. I left with two dozen and shared my good fortune with … Continue reading Dining and Desserts at Dandee Donut Factory

Snacking with Netflix

I have been a Netflix viewer for about one year now. Some of the shows they stream are solid entertainment and others, I leave alone.  Then it happens.  A show that looks so interesting, I forget to check for a series listing. Shows like, “The Crown”, and “The Haunting of Hill House” are like potato … Continue reading Snacking with Netflix

Stuffed Mushrooms – My Italian Favorite

I fell in love with stuffed mushrooms as a kid. My Mom would take us to Paolo’s Restaurant in Brooklyn. I savored the stuffed mushrooms and the shrimp cocktail. Years later I began playing with different recipes and adding my own ingredients. Stuffing mushrooms eventually become “chefs’ choice”. I recommend that you have fun with … Continue reading Stuffed Mushrooms – My Italian Favorite

Holiday Desserts on the Go!

Carmation fudge with Andes peppermint baking chips

It’s the holidays coming down the stretch! That time of year when everything seems to accelerate. The days whistle by like the wind. Spare time is spent trying to get into the holiday spirit while work demands more time. After all, it is the holidays. There are parties to attend and decorations to be hung. … Continue reading Holiday Desserts on the Go!

Jahn’s Ice Cream Parlor

I spoke with my Dad the other day. He recalled the afternoons we'd spent at Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. We stuffed ourselves with cheeseburgers, onion rings, and, ice cream sundaes. My Dad would have what was playfully known as "The Kitchen Sink" sundae. He could put away twelve scoops of ice … Continue reading Jahn’s Ice Cream Parlor

Happy Halloween 🎃

Halloween Party

It's Halloween time again. The colorfully fun prelude to the holiday season that adds a little scary flare to the occasion. I have traditional Halloween movies I like to watch between dishing out candy for the kids and digging through what's left of the bags for myself. My Halloween Horror Movie List Halloween - The … Continue reading Happy Halloween 🎃

The Taco Sauce Decision

I made my own taco sauce for the first time. I imagined it would’ve been complicated and lengthy, but it took just a few minutes. I looked online and noticed that most recipes called for the same ingredients. So, I decided to add the seasonings to my own liking. I do not do a lot … Continue reading The Taco Sauce Decision