What would Halloween be if I didn’t use my lovely severed hand pâté mould? It can also be served out of a jar or crock. You know, if you’re into that. Country “Hand” Pâté Using cooking spray or butter, grease the mould very well, then set aside. 2 tablespoons Shallot 16 oz cubed Cooked Ham …

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The rules around here are, that you get whatever you want for dinner on your birthday. Sometimes it’s a challenge to pull it off, because when I say anything I really mean anything. Seafood feast in January? Sure! All day Escargot while in Paris? Uh, okay! Fried chicken with all the soul food accompaniments? Yes, …

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So easy and quick to make you’ll be lounging on a chaise reading a trashy magazine, eating your bonbons in no time. Banana Bonbons 6oz Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (that’s half a bag) 2 tablespoons creamy Peanut Butter 2 ripe Bananas Chopped nuts or Candy Sprinkles for garnish Peel and cut the bananas into 6 …

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I thought it impossible to make Rose wine any better. This was very refreshing last weekend, as we finally got to experience a warm evening. In a glass mix: 1 part Sophia Rose (or your favorite) 2 parts Berry flavored sparkling water (I used Talking Rain) 1 ice-cube (optional) Add a spring of thyme for …

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Browsing through some collected recipes last week, I ran across a favorite for a carrot and cilantro salad that I’ve served with my version of Chicken Tikka Masala. It occurred to me that the salad would make excellent spring roll filling. I hadn’t yet attempted spring rolls so I turned, as I usually do, to …

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Someone turned 21 years old today! You know what that means, boozing it up at the pub and getting free birthday drinks! Whooo Partay! Oh wait, right she’s a cat. Well SOMEONE needs to have a drink today! So in her honor I’ve made up a tasty cocktail. Why not mix up a batch and …

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I think I’ve mentioned before that Halloween is my favorite holiday. Last year I made Blue Cheese Brain Dip and served it up in a full sized skull replica. This year I thought, instead of the traditional meat(loaf) hand, I’d mix it up a bit and serve… Country “hand” pate! I followed this recipe, and …

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