Chocolate Panna Cotta with Port-Balsamic Cherries

Chocolate Panna Cotta with Port Cherries Recipe

Chocolate Panna Cotta with Port Cherries Recipe dessert is so fantastic!  These softly set and creamy Italian puddings are so silky-smooth they slip down beautifully at the end of a … Continued

Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding with Cinnamon and Chile Recipe

Pud de Chocolate, Canela y Chile – Chocolate Pudding with Cinnamon and Chile Recipe I am more a fan of natillas (custards) than puddings, but I have a niece who absolutely … Continued

Chopped Greek Salad

Chopped Greek Salad Recipe

  I made this Chopped Greek Salad for a family dinner when my young grandsons were visiting.  They loved the salad served this way!  Try experimenting with different salad variations … Continued

Christmas Dresden Stollen

Christmas Dresden Stollen Recipe – Bread Machine Instructions

Bread Machine Instructions My children and I love Stollen bread at Christmas time.  This is a sweet bread like Challah and also contains candied fruits, raisins,nuts and citrus zest. It … Continued

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

I slightly adapted this Cilantro Lime Rice recipe from the CopyKat.com version of Chilpote Mexican Grill Restaurant’s Cilantro Rice.  The original recipe seems to be posted all over the internet. … Continued

Classic French Macarons Cookies

Classic French Macarons Cookie Recipe

The French macarons cookie is beloved in Parisian tea salons and cities all over France.  With a variety of color palettes and flavors, macarons are a fashionable cookie for gifting … Continued

Classic French Vanilla Cake

Classic French Vanilla Cake Recipe

Classic French Vanilla Cake is the perfect complement to any occasion.  This cake is hugely popular and delicious.  Think of this cake as a canvas and you are the artist … Continued

Vichyssoise Soup

Classic Vichyssoise Soup Recipe and History

 Leek and Potato Soup Vichyssoise Soup will be one of your favorite soup recipes as this is a delicious leek and potato soup that is so smooth and creamy!  A … Continued

Clove Wine Sorbet

Clove Wine Sorbet Recipe

  Clove Wine Sorbet is a wonderful palate cleanser that is not too sweet to interfere with the wines you are serving with your meal!  Clove Wine Sorbet is crisp, … Continued

Coconut Chicken

Coconut Chicken Recipe

Coconut Chicken is a Caribbean-style chicken dish that is sure to please everyone you serve it too.  The coconut gives this coconut chicken a nice crunchy texture.  It has great flavor and … Continued

Coffee and Armagnac Parfait

Coffee and Armagnac Parfait Recipe

Coffee and Armagnac Parfait dessert combines the pleasure of strong coffee with a shot of good brandy.  For an authentic presentation serve it in traditional fluted parfait glasses. This French … Continued

Coffee Panna Cotta with Chocolate Cream Recipe

Coffee Panna Cotta is your traditional favorite panna cotta with a twist.  Flavored with coffee and served with a chocolate cream.  This Coffee version adds a new look and taste … Continued

Coffee Tortoni

Coffee Tortoni with Kahlua Recipe

Coffee Tortoni is a decadent frozen creamy coffee Italian dessert with the extra “zip” of Kahlua.  This coffee dessert recipe has it all – an easy to make frozen coffee … Continued

Cooked Elk Meat

Cooked Elk Meat Recipe

After spending almost 15 years as a vegetarian (five of those years as Vegan), I was disappointed to learn that due to health issues I would need to consume a … Continued

Cooking with Sake

    Photos from the SakeOne (producer of Momokawa and Moonstone), tasting room in Forest Grove, OR.  The home of the only American owned and produced sake.  My tour of … Continued