Category Archives: Recipes

Maria’s Shellfish Delight

My family loves seafood and living on an island we are privileged with an abundance of fresh shellfish year round. I made this tasty dish for my husband’s birthday dinner with the fresh seafood we picked up during our trip … Continue reading

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A Sweet Explosion!

Like me, I’m sure many of you enjoy watching fireworks on the 4th of July. We enjoyed them with this beautiful plate of cookies my son’s girlfriend made. There’s nothing better than laying back with a cold drink watching the … Continue reading

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Perfect Pecan Pie

With Thanksgiving around the corner, I’m taking a break from crochet to focus on one of my other passions – cooking.  One of the staples on my dessert table is Pecan Pie. I have tweaked my recipe over the years … Continue reading

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Feeling a little Crabby?

Crab Bisque If you want a warm, hearty and tasty soup, why not give this simple but elegant bisque a try?  It happens to be my son’s favorite and I recently made it as part of his birthday dinner.   … Continue reading

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Sundried Tomato Gnocchi & Avocado Salad

Remember my gnocchi making post a few days ago?  Well, I couldn’t wait to make a dinner with them, so tonight we had Maria’s Sundried Tomato Gnocchi with my son’s Avocado & Tomato salad and homemade bread…DELICIOUS! Start to table … Continue reading

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What is gnocchi you ask?

As defined by Webster’s dictionary, gnocchi (pronounced nyawk-kee) is a dish of little dumplings made from potatoes, semolina, flour or a combination of these ingredients – in my family we call them heavenly pillows of love! My family loves these … Continue reading

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