9 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Recipes

cinco de mayo food

Cinco De Mayo or May 5, is the largest Mexican holiday celebrated here in the states.  It brings to mind colorful parties, delicious food, and tasty drinks.  If you are looking for a few recipes for a party or even to enhance a small celebration I have pulled together some for you. From Guacamole to […]


Rosewater Limeade: A Refreshing Summer Beverage Recipe

rosewater-limeade in mason jar

Rosewater Limeade is one of my favorite drinks to make in the summer.  The rosewater elevates the simple  inexpensive lime and sugar drink into something elegant. I make my Rosewater Limeade recipe a little heavier on the limes than many homemade limeade recipes.  This enables the lime flavor to hold strong against rapidly melting ice […]


Fettuccine in Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Buttermilk Sauce

Fettucinni in roasted red pepper and goat cheese buttermilk sauce

This Fettuccine with Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Buttermilk Sauce was a rarity in my household… something my daughter and I both ate (well, it didn’t quite start that way, there was some drama first). We are both fussy characters.  I’m decidedly finicky about what goes in my meals and she has strong textural […]


Easy Tuscan Mushroom Bruschetta Recipe

mushroom bruschetta recipe

This easy mushroom bruschetta recipe was made for my dinner a couple days ago. While my 5 year old has not yet cultivated a taste for mushrooms, I adore them, and often incorporate nutrient dense fungi into entrees as a flavorful low calorie meat extender or substitute .  Since mushrooms are also an outstanding source […]