Category Archives: Recipes

The Panna Cotta Penchant

The beautiful warm weather we have been enjoying here in Connecticut lately, may have something to do with it, but I have been craving some creamy delicious Panna Cotta.  I have had some wonderful renditions of this dessert.  Most recent experience was … Continue reading

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Leek and Goat Cheese Tart

A couple of days ago, I was following a recipe demonstrated by Chef Jean-Louis Gerin at Clarke Kitchen in SONO.  It was a recipe for Leek and Oyster Pain Perdue….served on small baguette slices.  Well!  it turned out delish and inspired … Continue reading

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Salsa With A Twist, On My Lemon Sole

This morning my fish monger had some irresistible Lemon Sole on display.  One look at those, and suddenly my dinner plans were crystal clear to me! The weather is warming up and I felt like cooking the fish with a … Continue reading

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Eat Your Salmon – Thai Style!

My family and I LOVE salmon!  We make it a point to have salmon at least once a week.   It has so much of its own inherent flavor that I usually just cook it very simply…with salt, pepper (BTW: I … Continue reading


Paella Procrastination

My very first Paella experience was over 20 years ago, and it was “love at first bite”.  It was my first experience with something very unique and exotic.   I instantly responded to the depth of flavors this one dish had….and … Continue reading

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The Truffle Shuffle

Well!  ‘Tis the holiday season and those who know me well, know that it’s about the time I start making holiday treats for friends and family.   I did not feel like making cookies this year – so done!  And I … Continue reading

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Crepes Galore!

Love Love LOVE dessert crepes!  To me the perfect dessert crepe is soft and chewy with tons of chocolate inside and out!  Earlier this year I had the pleasure of gorging at the Jean Philippe patisserie at Aria Hotel in Las Vegas.  … Continue reading

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I Just HAD to Share This Video!

Sorry fellow foodies….I know this is not the norm for my blog….but I came across a video which made me laugh while I learned a pretty cool new recipe.  I just have to share it with you all. Most of … Continue reading


Cooking Oils: Love ‘em or Leave ‘em?

A few years ago, a lot of my family members were getting diagnosed with high-cholesterol and heart problems.  After hearing reports from the numerous doctors’ visits of my family members and listening to advice from everyone I knew, I started to … Continue reading


Parmesan Crisps

Looking for a great accompaniment for your wine, or an unusual  garnish for your salads and soups?  Then look no further.  I found a neat little recipe….really simple to implement with lots of flavor….Parmesan Crisps!   Shred some parmesan cheese.  On … Continue reading

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