Tropical Salsa w/SS Ricotta Spread and Baguette

This summer has been a hot one, full of humidity, sunshine, and the opportunity to sit outside on a Sunday morning enjoying the breeze and birds chirping. It is SUMMER! The reason why all midwesterners persevere thru long winters – to enjoy these months of sunshine and green grass. That season change as the world…

Ricotta Spread with Home Made Ricotta

I took a day off from work recently with the thought of relaxing and doing almost nothing.  From the moment I woke up, I did whatever I wanted – long walk with the dog, coffee on the coach, watching master classes, flipping channels, etc.  The lack of the ‘have to do’s’ left me open to…

Pineapple Avacado Salsa

You may start to see a theme right now in the recipes that I am posting.  That theme would be SPRING!!!  It is time for every last bit of snow to be gone and the outdoors to be nice and warm.  I want to sit on my patio with a glass of wine while my…

Super Simple Salsa

There are so many types of salsa when you walk into any grocery store.  I could be overwhelming if you don’t know what type you are hungry for. That is where this recipe is fun – because you make it yourself. You can take out some of the heat if you don’t want or add…

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple is always and sweet and healthy way to sweeten up any dish, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner….and this salsa could play a part of any one of those three meals.    Originally made for my birthday, it was later requested at further family functions because it combines just the right amount of heat and sweet…

Homemade Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Diced Onion 1/2 Cup Diced Tomato 2 Ripe Avocados (you know they are ripe, when you push them and they’re somewhat smooshy … and yes, smooshy is the technical term) 2 Tsp Minced Garlic 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder 1-2 Lime(s), Juiced Salt & Pepper to taste Preparation: Here’s the hard…

Super Bowl Sunday – Event Menu

Since this website went live this week, I have heard the same question a few times…What made you decide to do this? The Simple Answer is that I love cooking! But more than that, I love sharing that love of cooking with friends and family.  From creating menu’s for birthdays, dinner parties or a nice…