eggnog french toast: a christmas brunch tradition

The excitement of Christmas has almost hit a boiling point and, with two days to go, I actually feel like I’m in pretty good shape.  My week was filled with plenty of holiday hustle and bustle:  Read more »

linzer cookies

There seems to be a holiday for every type of food nowadays and December 18th is no exception.  Apparently it is #bakecookies day…   So, I celebrate this occasion with you today, but shouldn’t every day in December be a cookie baking day?  Cold weather… hot ovens… sweet smells.  It’s simply the best time of year! Read more »

broccoli rabe + sausage pizza

It’s my favorite night of the week and it ain’t called FRI-YAY for nothing!  It means hanging out with the fam, decompression from the weekly grind, a little bit of wine, and a few slices of pizza.  Read more »

rigatoni + pork ragu

I hear we may be getting snow in the northeast this weekend… And, if you were to peek into my kitchen on a blustery December or January Saturday night, this is what I’d be serving up…  Read more »