Plan ahead recipe for Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Easy to make Fork Smashed Avocado Guacamole

I think the Avocado season is in its peak about now. That works out perfectly for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebrations about to begin! It’s always best to pre-purchase your avocados when they aren’t ripe so you don’t have all of the bruising from the store shelf. They can be bought a few days

Sugar Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches to welcome our (cool) Northeast Spring

The only thing we can do about this eternal Winter weather is think and act Springlike. Even though the temperature reads freezing, I am making these ice cream sandwiches and keeping them in the freezer until next week when the temperature is going to climb a bit. Hopefully, these treats inspire the weather to skip

Lemon Filled Tea Cake with Coconut Frosting

Chiffon Cake is my go to recipe for the holidays. It is so easy to make and is suitable in all forms. Layer cake, tube cake, cupcakes, sheet cake, or any other I may have missed, they all turn out perfectly fluffy and flavorful. I also like that this cake won’t fall apart if you

Natural Egg Dyes using Beets and Turmeric

When I was a kid, I remember my Polish Babci using onion skins to dye Easter Eggs. I never realized that her natural dye method would make a come back! It makes so much sense to re-purpose items around the house and it is much more natural and money saving.  I didn’t have enough onion

Mini Festive Souffle Pirottini

These mini cupcake papers were so unique that I bought a few to use in a recipe. They are actually made in Italy, and are sold as Mini Souffle Pirottini, or Muffin Cups. I bought a few packages while on vacation in Italy thinking I won’t be able to find them back in the states.

Polish Stuffed Cabbage / Galumpki

These delicious cabbage rolls are a very unique main dish that is recognized in every region of Slavic Central Europe. Galumpki, pronounced Ga-WUMP-ki, are a fabulous delicacy often served at family celebrations and holidays. If you make too many, the leftovers will re-heat in the microwave the next day, tasting even better than the day you cooked them. Most families have a secret recipe they follow, and my family

Southern Honey Peanut Brittle Candy

Honey comes in many different colors, flavors, and forms. The best honey is raw and grown at a local apiary. It is up to us to remain forever vigilant as a consumer buying honey as well as all foods. Always look for honey that is unadulterated, and minimally processed. Unfiltered honey that is straight from