Dinner & Dessert – Holiday Preparedness

As I was sitting out front snacking on my 50% cacao dark chocolate chips, I distinctly noticed the sun setting earlier than usual. My next paid holiday is just a few weeks away and as we all know Labor Day is the official beginning of the seasonal change. I live in Florida, so it’s not … Continue reading Dinner & Dessert – Holiday Preparedness

The American World of Desserts

I was recently looking for desserts to serve at our annual rock-n-roll marathon. This is a big get together where friends bring a song list with three of their favorite songs from a pre-chosen era and each list gets played. The penalty for bringing commercial top 40 songs is cleaning up afterward. This makes the … Continue reading The American World of Desserts

It’s All Greek Food To Me

Food from Greece

As a child I heard the expression, "It's all Greek to me". The phrase struck me as curious so I had to think it over. It might be because Greece is so vast. With so many islands and dialects akin to colorful history and contributions to our never changing world, it is simply hard to … Continue reading It’s All Greek Food To Me

Dessert for Dinner

Today was a very busy day and left me feeling worn down. I needed a special pick-me-up so I decided to stop at Doris Italian Market on my way home. They have great meats and deli, but most of all I love their butter cookies. It seems like such a simple term for something so … Continue reading Dessert for Dinner