Frosted Orange Cake

Frosted Orange Cake

“This cake makes me happy”, exclaimed one young guest. Fresh citrus is the secret to that happiness, creating a taste of sunshine and good times in every bite. Although this cake has a rich buttercream cheese frosting, it is at the same time refreshing because of its citrus zest and glaze. Perfect for any celebration. 

Spaghetti Alla Nerano

Spaghetti Alla Nerano

This flavorful dish was created in the early 1950’s in the small beach town of Nerano on the Sorrento Peninsula in Italy.

Ham and Cheese Crepes

Ham and Cheese Crepes

The classic ham and cheese crepe is a French favorite and one of the most famous street foods in France. Just a few simple ingredients make for an easy and delicious breakfast or lunch recipe.

Strawberry Charlotte – Charlotte Aux Fraises

Strawberry Charlotte – Charlotte Aux Fraises

While this dessert has English roots, taking its name from Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III, it has become known as a traditional French dessert that uses a cylindrical mold and can be prepared in several different ways.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

This is a family favorite that has been enjoyed for years and a perfect treat for Easter!

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

This has been one of my all – time favorite dishes since I was a child. It was made famous by the legendary Sirio Maccioni, at his renown NYC restaurant, Le Cirque

Orange Chicken Scaloppine

Orange Chicken Scaloppine

The juice from the freshly squeezed orange is the secret to this delicious dish! A quick and easy meal with brightness from the citrus lends a taste of sunshine to your table. 

Classic Crème Anglaise

Classic Crème Anglaise

This classic French sauce is a very versatile light custard that can be served with fruit, cakes, tarts, souffles and cobblers.

Simple Chocolate Cake

Simple Chocolate Cake

This simple cake is lightly dusted with powdered sugar and can be served with berries, crème anglaise or raspberry coulis. It is light enough for breakfast, a snack or dessert. 

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

This is a perfect dip for any party and can be served with kettle cooked potato chips, tortilla chips or toasted baguettes. There’s no wrong way to eat this classic!

Classic Gingerbread Cookies

Classic Gingerbread Cookies

When I was a little girl, my mom made these cookies every year at Christmastime. The kitchen smelled heavenly, and I loved helping her decorate the gingerbread people with royal icing, cinnamon candies and whatever else we had on hand. 

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

This is a one blender dip! In just five minutes you can whip up a tasty dip to serve with tortilla chips, chopped veggies, as a delicious side or healthy filling for quesadillas.