Purple and White Baked Sweet Potatoes

  Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to start planning your Christmas menu! Well not really, but it doesn’t hurt to save ideas when you see them.  I’ve started a board on Pinterest for Christmas with recipes and crafts I like.  This is the perfect recipe to pin! Not only is this a visual stunner, […]

Power Greens Pizza with Pine Nuts

  Power Greens Pizza with Pine Nuts. Say that three times fast! I love this recipe because it is an easy weeknight meal, made with some leftover greens and pantry staples. I don’t really know how to make small portions, due to being raised by women from the south. You always had to make sure […]

Fig and Cambozola Stuffed Pork Chops

  Fresh figs are easy to find right now in local markets.  California Mission, Brown Turkey, Kadota, Calimyrna and other varieties are sweet and juicy and ready to be devoured. I love figs, eaten in hand, made into a compote or as a sweet addition to a savory dish.  A sweet treat to serve over […]

Meyer Lemon-Rosemary Bars

    I think of these as adult cookies. Not that children will not like them, but the flavor is one to have with a cup of coffee or tea, not Kool-Aid. Meyer Lemon-Rosemary Bars are citrusy, floral and herbal, buttery rich and sweet cookies. Once again, I begin with Master Cookie Dough, that ultra […]

The Heirloom Pumpkin Pie Pan

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as always I am trying to figure out how we got to the holiday season so quickly!  One would think I would realize once Halloween is over, the holidays are upon us. One would think. I recently wrote an article about the upcoming holidays on ZesterDaily.com. There […]