Posts Tagged ‘fall’

Summer Fruit Duffins

Posted on July 29, 2016

Disclaimer: I was compensated by DMI Agency for key ingredients in this recipe and for writing the printed column, The Recipe Box,  in Direct Magazine’s August issue.  All opinions are my own. I am so excited! The August issue of Direct Magazine, which focuses on “Culture, Commerce and Community in Visalia and Tulare”, is out […]


Dubliner Cream Scones Fall Makeover

Posted on November 12, 2015

When a goodie box arrives from Melissa’s Produce, I know there are delicious times in store! The boxes are filled to the brim with the season’s best offerings and new varieties, and I can’t get into the kitchen fast enough to see what I can whip up.  This latest assortment contained gorgeous Cinnamon Persimmons, golden […]


Autumn Puff Pastry Tart and La Crema Chardonnay

Posted on October 11, 2014

It’s my first Wine Pairing Weekend post! This is going to be fun. I am not a wine connoisseur by any stretch of the imagination, but I do like wines and pairing them with delicious foods. When I heard that the theme for this month was pairing Fall fruits with wine, I started thinking about […]


Apples of My Eye

Posted on September 19, 2014

To say I love Fall doesn’t adequately express how I feel when it arrives…  It is more than just my favorite time of year – there is something in my spirit that settles when the weather cools, school and football begin again, the leaves change and the holidays approach.  For me, cooking and baking favorite […]


Presto ~ Pizza Dough!

Posted on August 12, 2014

Post update – January 16, 2015It’s National Pizza Week!  We love pizza in our house, and this has quickly become my favorite recipe for pizza dough.  It is super simple to make and work with – you don’t even need a rolling pin – and it’s delicious! The last couple of weeks everyone has been […]