Monthly Archives: January 2012

Almond Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes. Easy to whip up in the food processor and is great all by itself or with berries and cream. It has a very moist and dense crumb which gets better with time if … Continue reading

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Chicken in Lettuce Cups

A nice change from other rice or noodle based Asian dishes, serve as a light dinner or appetizer. I use the food processor to grind the chicken breasts and finely mince the mushrooms and onion. The Sauce: 3 tablespoons fresh orange … Continue reading

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Grand Marnier Sauce

I am always scouting for recipes. Years ago we were staying at the Sanderling Inn on the Outer Banks of NC. There in the gathering room was a collection of cookbooks which I jotted this recipe down from. Couldn’t tell … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

It is hard to let a snow storm, no matter how insignificant the accumulation, go with out baking a batch of cookies. This is the perfect recipe for this situation because it produces a mere 16 cookies. They will disappear … Continue reading

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Rosemary Pecans and My Favorite Salad Dressing

Ingredients for Rosemary Pecans Many dinners for us start with a salad. I keep some key ingredients on hand—greens, carrots, tomatoes, celery and cucumbers. I also roast many others, such as eggplant, beets and red peppers. These will all keep … Continue reading

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