Last month my nephew, who loves to cook, showed me a video of Gordon Ramsey making a Beef Wellington-it looks so cool and wouldn’t it be fun to try it? …and so I…

Christmas Eve dinner somehow evolved from the casual treat of having my children eat spaghetti at the once forbidden setting of the coffee table in front of the fire,…

These Mushroom Puffs are easy, easy, easy, can be made ahead and frozen and are sure to impress.  As a matter of fact, I made these over the weekend and have one appetizer…

25 adults, 8 kids under 5, 3 dogs and a partridge in a pear tree.  No not Christmas yet. It was my Thanksgiving dinner.  Wonderful chaos.  My menu this year was: Appetizers:…

One of the reasons I love Thanksgiving is that it is an eating holiday.  No bearded man, no bunny.  Just food.  Since I am the one cooking, I can usually control myself…

Now is the time of year when I try to eat out of my freezer.  I want it emptied out for the holidays when I tend to accumulate lots of freezer worthy food like turkey,…

Recently I had a request to do a holiday themed class for low calorie, healthy cooking.  And yes, it had to include dessert.  And no it could not be some summery poached…

It’s getting to be Thanksgiving.  I sent out the Evite yesterday and will be sitting down next week to make my menu.  I haul out about 10 years of back issues of…