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Spiced Coffee

The recipe below is for those days where you might want the flavor of a latte or mocha without all of the heavy milk or cream. It also works well if you have some plain robust beans that are unflavored and you are in the mood for some flavored coffee.  Be careful as the chocolate […]

Homemade Ricotta and Cream Cheese

I didn’t realize it until I heard this discussion on the Splendid Table…but spring/summer is the best time to buy the best milk. According to the show it has a lot to do with the fresh green grass the cows are eating as opposed to the dried up hay. Maybe this is why ice cream […]

Sweet Tea Times Three

It seems like the fast food places are bringing back sweet tea…at least they are up North. Still it doesn’t hold up to some of the tea I tasted growing up in Missouri. Plus I remember a lady at a food pantry in North Carolina that served up the best tea in the world on […]

Vermont Cheddar Bread

It is cold and snowy out and this recipes seems like something to warm up the house and also make it smell fantastic. It also demystified the baking bread concept. This is simple and requires few if any special equipment.  Recipe is compliments of the Boston Globe. Makes 4 loaves While the master recipe for […]

Teriyaki Sauce

I never realized how easy it was to make this sauce until I found this recipe. Mix some simple ingredients and enjoy. Sauce Adapted from Sendbad forum Ingredients 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (optional) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped 1 tablespoon icing […]