Korean chicken wrap

This loose adaptation of a NY Times recipe may not be authentically Korean, but it is still a quick, tasty, healthy and otherwise satisfactory summer meal!  Marinate your chicken early in the day, come home and grill it, chop it up and toss it into a tasty slaw.  Wrap it up taco style and sit out on your patio enjoying every spicy morsel…  Read More

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Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms

Simple ingredients combine for big flavor in this simple chicken dish.  Marinate chicken breasts overnight in lemon, garlic, mustard and pepper and the next day, simply grill it or pan fry it, whichever catches your fancy!  Mushrooms, white wine and more lemon make a tasty sauce. Add a green vegetable,  crusty bread and more wine and dinner is served…
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Baked Orange Chicken

This baked orange chicken recipe has lost the fat and calories of the typical deep fried version, but it remains bursting with orange, garlic, honey and ginger and the panko breading helps keep it nice and moist. Even better, you don’t need to stand over a hot pan of oil! Read More


Apple Praline Bundt Cake

This delicious cake is moist with apples and pecans and redolent with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.  It has a delicious cinnamon cream cheese filling and is topped with a rich and smooth praline frosting.  It keeps well, freezes well, and will be a welcome and much requested addition to your brunch table. Read More


Raspberry Lemonade Bars

On the lengthy list of special days in the month of May is this:  May 6 is Lemonade Day!  It’s true– the first Sunday in May is designated as a day for the appreciation and consumption of lemonade, specifically from a child staffed booth.  This tasty day was actually created as a way to encourage young entrepreneurs by helping them set up neighborhood lemonade stands**.  So, along with your refreshing glass of lemonade, why not consider a cookie bar with delicious complementary flavors.  These bars taste like summer… fresh raspberries are layered on a tart lemon filling and shortbread crust, and topped with a sweet crumbled topping.   Read More