Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts

The large retail doughnut stores have many selections, and they even advertise special varieties for the holidays. Unfortunately for those of us with a dairy allergy, few and far between are the doughnut shops that cater to food allergies. I have to travel ½ hour away to a vegan bake shop for extremely expensive and usually

Polish Chrusciki Angel Wings

I always knew the holidays were approaching when I saw a few telltale signs. First,  an Advent wreath and decorations came out of hiding. Next, the canned Christmas Carols playing in every store. But the best indicator of Christmas Season drawing closer was the cookie bake-off! Recipes for all types of cookies and treats made

Warm Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Sugar & Walnut Filling

The first Artic Blast of the season is here, and it isn’t even winter yet! What better reason to warm up the house with holiday scents coming from the oven. This recipe is easy and can be prepared the day before if you want to impress for breakfast. Just refrigerate the prepared dough, take out…… Continue reading Warm Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Sugar & Walnut Filling

Easter Angel Food Mini Cupcakes, Family, Traditions, and Blessings

I have been so blessed with family, friends, and my faith. I have also been enriched with so many positive and truly amazing people and their creations and ideas! It has been wonderful to read about all the amazing stories and to share a few of mine. This is a great time of the year to count… Continue reading Easter Angel Food Mini Cupcakes, Family, Traditions, and Blessings

Romantic Valentine’s Dessert Heart Waffles

Cooking together after working all day is a great way to unwind and have fun. And what better way to impress your loved one than making a sweet treat after your meal. No need to battle the crowds at all the restaurants. The time you spend together is much more precious than the lines, noise, and…… Continue reading Romantic Valentine’s Dessert Heart Waffles

Simple Poached Pears

On a recent visit to one of the best Farm Markets in New Jersey known as Delicious Orchards I felt like a kid in a candy store. It was so busy this time of year, that parking attendants had to help direct traffic! It took a while, but after finally finding a parking spot, it was… Continue reading Simple Poached Pears

Italian Apple Cake

I have traveled Italy extensively, staying at B & B's, hotels, and every place in-between. When it comes to breakfast, and if you haven't already heard, the Italians don't believe in the heavier, cooked breakfasts that Americans are used to. They like lighter foods like toast with marmalade, fresh fruits, cake, and bread with prosciutto.… Continue reading Italian Apple Cake