Zucchini, corn, feta pancakes with kale bacon

These ingredients were all in my fridge! I didn’t have to scout them out at grocery stores and settle on expensive prices and not great quality like I do in the winter. Right now we’ve got all kinds of vegetables everywhere that are just begging to be eaten. It’s so fun to see a few ingredients in the fridge and decide what you want to … Continue reading Zucchini, corn, feta pancakes with kale bacon

First Signs of Christmas – mini pecan coffee cakes, apple tartlets and espresso shortbread

Every year my extended family on my dad’s side gets together to celebrate Christmas. This year we celebrated early because one family is going to Australia this winter. They couldn’t make, they were sick. We had wonderful desserts, courtesy of me, and my grandma. I brought apple hand pies, espresso shortbread and mini pecan coffee cakes. Every year we play a game of white elephant … Continue reading First Signs of Christmas – mini pecan coffee cakes, apple tartlets and espresso shortbread

Pear, Tarragon and Goat Cheese Crepes

Crepes have been my families fancy Sunday morning breakfast for years. We haven’t made them in a while, but every time we do I am absolutely in love. And today I took a picture after nearly every bite. It’s just that beautiful. I was sampling the pear caramel in the kitchen while my dog was watching and I said “Roger, I have a new best … Continue reading Pear, Tarragon and Goat Cheese Crepes

Strawberry Mascarpone Breakfast Sandwiches

These sandwiches are a delicious invention that my step dad made. It is really simple, but magnificent. The most important part of it is the strawberries. You basically just chop them and marinate them in basil and balsamic vinegar, then put it on a roll with spread with mascarpone cheese. It is the best treat that doesn’t even take much time to make. The only … Continue reading Strawberry Mascarpone Breakfast Sandwiches