70s Throwback Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

If you grew up in the 70s like I did, then you’ve probably heard of Green Goddess Dressing. Recently I was having a conversation about “City Chicken,” another 70’s throw back, with my sister. For some reason it reminded me of several dishes that were popular back then, including Chicken ala King and Turkey Tetrazinni…. [Read More]

Basic Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

Winter is a great time for a good chicken corn chowder recipe. I’ve made a few different types of chowder over the years. From a classic New England Clam Chowder to different types of corn chowder. All of them have a few basic ingredients that you can use to create your own favorite combination. Chicken… [Read More]

Chocolate Buttercream Cookies for Valentine’s Day

I’ve been thinking about making homemade Oreo-like cookies, so when I came across a heart-shaped cookie cutter in one of our drawers, I thought; why not make chocolate buttercream cookies for Valentine’s Day? Chocolate Buttercream Cookies My idea was to make a thin chocolate cookie that was somewhat crispy, like an Oreo. I used a basic… [Read More]

Easy Cheesy Crab Artichoke Dip Recipe

This recipe for a cheesy crab artichoke dip is really easy to make. Perfect for a winter party, but really yummy any time of year. I like to serve it in a deep dish pie pan, or something like the tart pan below.  One thing I haven’t tried but am curious about, is a large bread bowl…. [Read More]

Easy Ice Cream Brownie Cake Recipe

I made this easy ice cream brownie cake for Christmas Eve. We had a few cookies and candies, and my sister also brought over a nice tray of cookies, but I just had to serve something in addition for dessert. It was last minute, but I couldn’t believe how easy and yummy this dessert turned out…. [Read More]

Leftover Mac & Cheese Recipe Your Family Will Eat Up

This leftover mac & cheese recipe is super simple and a great way to use up the expensive cheese you buy for entertaining your guests. We always serve a few nice cheese wedges and crackers when we entertain. Often we set out an antipasto tray for everyone to enjoy with a drink before dinner. There… [Read More]

Entertaining and The Moscow Pom Cocktail Recipe

We host Christmas Eve dinner at our house, and this year I tried to come up with a new drink to serve. We also have wine, and basic bar drinks, but I thought it would be fun to make something and have my guests give it a name. The winner is: The Moscow Pom Cocktail.  Moscow… [Read More]