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Summer Berry Pavlova

This really is one of my favorite summer desserts, and it's great with any fresh fruit, but most especially berries, and especially when they're at the height of the season. It really isn't hard to make, either, just make sure you get it nice a...

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Baklava Crinkle Cake

This month celebrates my son's 21st birthday (how??) so I asked him to pick the recipe this month. This is what he had to offer, as we head into spring, and it feels like a pretty solid choice! Let me know if you try it!   BAKLAVA CRIN...

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Old School Southern Peach Cobbler

March is my late father's birthday month, and while he would eat cake, his favorite was always cobbler, and peach cobbler, more specifically. While March is just on the cusp of the start of peach season, this recipe is great with canned or froz...

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Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cold heavy cream, divided 1 cup good-quality chocolate chips or coarsely chopped chocolate (6 ounces) Garnish options: grated chocolate or crunchy toppings, such as choppe...

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January Happenings in Richmond, VA

Richmond, Virginia always offers a variety of engaging events, and late January 2023, perfect for those looking to explore the cultural and entertainment offerings of the city. Here's a snapshot of four events that I'm adding to my calendar:...

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Make Ahead French Toast Casserole

French toast has been one of my favorite breakfast dishes for as long as I can remember. With the business of the holiday season, this is a terrific make ahead dish for breakfast, brunch, or Christmas morning, and perfect for a crowd! For ...

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Old Fashioned (American) Goulash

Just in time for cozy season!! Last month, when I was trying to come up with a recipe for September, I wanted cozy, easy, comforting foods that would work well for busy days and back to school. While I think Baked Ziti fit that bill, I compl...

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Home Decor Trends for Fall 2023

Whether you love fall or you're sad to see summer go, there is a decor trend that will work for you this year, without you having to go with traditional fall colors and themes. Pumpkins everywhere is just not everyone's cup of tea. I'll ...

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