Recipe: French toast five ways

Depending on the occasion, I have several ways to prepare this dish, and some of them are so easy a child can do it…and has. If you’re reading this blog, odds are you are a foodie. And as a foodie, you’ve probably watched at least five episodes of Food Network’s show Chopped. And of those…

Seared scallops with gnocchi and saged brown butter

I often find myself at the grocery store, meandering up and down aisles, looking for inspiration. And like the animated movie Ratatouille from Disney, inspiration can come from anywhere. My first go-to is to ask The Hubs and children if they have any cravings. If not, I either look for a new ingredient I’ve never…

Recipe: Plate-lickin’ crab cake

I’d like to offer you one of our household staples; a favorite of not only my Hubs but our children as well. It’s relatively easy and most ingredients can be altered to fit what you have on hand. It can be prepared ahead of time, or it can be whipped up last minute. The crab…