Margarita chicken with mango salsa

Ahhh, summertime.  Barbecues,  patio dining, fruity cocktails, smoky grilled food, and a recipe for you which can combine all of these delicious attributes.  This healthy and simple recipe requires marinating time, but after that, it comes together in a jiffy.   Chicken breasts are marinated in lime, tequila, garlic and spices,  glazed with honey and topped with a citrus mango salsa.  Serve it with a cilantro-lime rice pilaf, and a spinach salad and enjoy! Read More

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Mini fruit tarts

These are the easiest and cutest little fruit tarts– perfect for adding some color and variety to a cookie tray, a brunch buffet or a tea party.  Use a favorite pastry recipe or save a little time by using purchased crust. Read More


Triple lemon cheesecake bars

These triple lemon treats combine richly creamy cheesecake with fresh lemon juice, tart lemon zest and a tangy lemon curd topping.  The graham cracker crust is a sweet base for the tart and refreshing filling.  These bars need to chill for at least six hours before cutting into bars. Read More


Salted almond bars

Double chocolate brownies with milk chocolate, smoked almonds and sea salt on top…this is a like a very delicious grown up candy bar.  The center is gooey and rich, and the topping combines sweet, crunchy and salty.  This recipe was discovered in an old Better Homes and Garden magazine and is truly perfection in every morsel!

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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