Old World Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate & Almond Croissant

It’s what’s for breakfast!

Rich, delicious, and crazily decadent. And, even better, it’s quick and easy. This intensely chocolate rich drink should be reserved for special occasions and busy weekend days. You made it through a hard week? Treat yourself. This […]

Fried Egg And Vegetable Biryani

My favorite lunch of the week…

One White Oak Pastures egg makes this simple dish something special. Rich, savory, spicy rice blended with plenty of vegetables, that’s a rice dish I want to eat. Emphasis on rich, this could be slimmed down a bit by substituting low fat […]

New England Style Oyster Stew

Favorite soup… ever.


End of story.

Just one taste, it will be your favorite, too.

New England Style Oyster Stew serves 4-6 generously

4 tablespoons butter 1 onion, finely minced 1 clove garlic 1 large stalk celery, finely minced […]

Coconut Raisin Granola

Why would you ever buy granola? It’s the perfect kitchen sink recipe. Throw in all your favorite healthy treats. I love coconut. So, I go crazy with it. The whole thing whips up in about 2 minutes. It bakes up golden and delicious in exactly 20 minutes. Then, just let […]

English Muffin Bread — Revised

Looking for an excuse to use my new proofing oven/European (style) convection oven/microwave, this quick and easy breakfast snack bread fit the bill to perfection. It whips up in a breeze. And, the above picture was the result of exactly 1 hour in the proofing oven.

Malaysian Chicken Curry — Kari Ayam

Candlenut = Kukui Nut

Long ago in Hawaii, the oil of the candle nut was used to make light. Also, the nuts were strung together in a way that each burning nut would measure the passing time. It would take roughly 15 minutes to burn from one nut […]

Grilled Cheese

The Grilled Cheese Sandwich

So easy and so good, the simplest recipes require quality ingredients and a little bit of care. That’s all there is to it. The combination of good bread and very good cheese make this super simple sandwich something truly special.

We do […]

Mayan Hot Chocolate

It’s official! We’ve survived the much-anticipated Mayan Apocalypse! So, let’s celebrate and make some hot chocolate. Adjust the recipe to your taste adding honey to finish your chocoalate or less cinnamon if you choose. But, try it with less sugar than you think you might enjoy. Mexican chocolate is quite […]

Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread

I’m running out of ways to differentiate my growing assortment of cornbread recipes. This one is a perfect combination of moist, tender and fluffy. And, a touch more sugar than usual almost puts this one in the dessert category. This was perfect with eggs and chili. It also made a […]

Black & White Cookies

What makes the Black and White cookie so special? Well, it’s a cookie. And, it’s iced with a melty doughnut-style glaze. What more could you ask for in a cookie?

Black & Whites makes 12-20 depending on the size you choose

2 eggs 1/2 cups sugar […]