This is an easy, hearty soup for cool, autumn days.  I get requests for this soup ever since I served this at a benefit event for The Philadelphia Orchestra years…

Since I was playing cowgirl last week, I thought I’d get my chuck wagon on this week and make some chili.  This chili comes together quickly, the heat can be adjusted…

Normally, coleslaw in the Kieffer household is a given.  Clara’s (my mother in law’s) recipe.  Period.  I tried feeding the hubby MANY variations-some clearly…

  Whenever I would see fresh figs in the market-at upwards of $8 per pound-I would get excited buy and them.  They would last for about 2-3 days and then become…

As corn season winds down and the corn is still fresh, sweet and tasty, but may be a little unsightly-irregular rows and drier silk- this is the fantastic soup I make. …

With all the rain we have had, those of us who have not been diligent in picking tomatoes, probably have quite a number of cracked ones, overripe ones and ones that have…

Sometimes tomatoes just need to be tomatoes.  And if they are great heirloom, homegrown tomatoes, so much the better.  This salad concept is simple, very easy and made…

This recipe displays my love of any kind of pastry.  I especially like the gooey cheese, the soft tomato and the crunchy pastry together.  And of course, the roasted…