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Lemoncello

A while back, I was watching ABC’s The View. Danny Divito was acting very silly and appeared to be drunk. He excused his behavior by explaining how he had been up all night drinking...

Sushi

A while back, I splurged on myself and took a sushi class with my friend Lauren. It was at the Culinary Institute of Va. It was so much fun. I truly enjoyed myself. I...

My Moms Yeast Rolls and Special Occasions

My Moms Yeast Rolls and Special Occasions

This is Fox Harbour, Newfoundland.My cousin JuneEllen took this right outside her window. My mom makes yeast rolls. She made bread everyday for her family. She was the oldest girl of 11 children. She...

Pirate Cupcakes and more of the Christmas Bazaar

Pirate Cupcakes and more of the Christmas Bazaar

We are gearing up for our annual Christmas Bazaar it is this weekend. I showed you how to make snow caps and buckeyes in the previous post. Now, I am making cupcakes to also...

Snow Caps, Buckeyes and the Christmas Bazaar

Snow Caps, Buckeyes and the Christmas Bazaar

Sr. Marita Anne made candy for us for many years. We always enjoyed them at our Christmas Bazaar. This year should be no different, except she wont be making the candy, other people will. You see, Sr....

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

I love Trifle, I think there are as many trifle recipe as there are southerners. Most of us in the south have at least one trifle bowl. Some of these are used to hold...

Thanksgiving Beverage Suggestions

Thanksgiving Beverage Suggestions

If you are looking for the perfect beverage to serve on Thanksgiving you are not alone. Conventional wine wisdom states that red should be served with red meat and white with white meat. But, really,...

Starbucks Berry Coffee Cake

I went recently to Starbucks and I had the most magnificently moist berry coffee cake. I thought to myself, I can make this. So I went home and I looked for it under the copycat...

London Broil and How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

London Broil and How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

I don’t think there is anything better than a delicious steak grilled to perfection. The only problem is who wants to stand out in this cold over a grill to make it. Perhaps you live...

Crockpot Chicken Wings

 I love being invited to game day parties. Mostly though I love eating the food. Make no mistake, I am in it for the food. So, it doesn’t matter who you are rooting for, here is...

Chili, Fall Days and Football

Chili, Fall Days and Football

Fall means football and in the Hampton Roads area it means college football. There are a few to choose from but my favorite is Old Dominion University. Last year I went several times and...

Breast Cancer Walk and Strawberry Cake

Breast Cancer Walk and Strawberry Cake

Chrissees Grandmother Aunts and Cousin are all survivors This is my families story. I know I have told you all about my 14 year old daughter Christine. This is her legacy Lets try to...

Rice Krispy Treats

Who doesn’t like Rice Krispy Treats. I like making mine home made. I like to make really big pieces. The kind that could feed a whole family The recipe is pretty simple, In fact...

Fruit in a Baby Buggy (with sweet dip)

This recipe was made for a friends baby shower. I spent about three hours carving this baby buggy. I had orange slices for the wheels, but they either fell off or was not put...

Vodka Sauce

I love vodka sauce and my friend Hila loves it too. Hila is a vegetarian. Maybe that is why she love this recipe so much. I promised her I would make some and can...