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Mediterranean Salad Recipes – Cooking Demonstration Class @ Fountain Hills Community Garden (3-7-20)

Mediterranean Salad Recipes – Cooking Demonstration Class @ Fountain Hills Community Garden (3-7-20)

Attached are the recipes from the cooking class presented to the members of the Fountain Hills Community Garden on Saturday, March 7. Roasted Beet, Pistachio & Cumin Salad Serves 6 …

Macaron Tips & Techniques

Macaron Tips & Techniques

I have been studying the various techniques on how to create these dainty little cookies from France, called “macarons.” Macarons should not be confused with the other cookie by the …

Heavy vs. Whipping Cream- Which is Best?

Heavy vs. Whipping Cream- Which is Best?

Have you noticed that there are different types of cream at the grocery store? There are three types from which to choose: *Pasteurized Heavy Cream – Offers a lush velvety …

Brussels Sprout & Arugula Slaw

Brussels Sprout & Arugula Slaw

I created this recipe for a holiday dinner and it has since become a favorite of my family and customers. Since this is the time of year when we strive …

Salmon Spread – A Favorite New Year’s Appetizer

Salmon Spread – A Favorite New Year’s Appetizer

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away and many are planning menus for their celebrations. This easy and quick to prepare appetizer is a favorite of mine. Prepare …

Citrus Lemon Tart with Easy Tart Pan Removal Tip

Citrus Lemon Tart with Easy Tart Pan Removal Tip

In Arizona, it’s almost time for our gorgeous aromatic citrus trees (including lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit) to begin producing. You can smell the luscious scent of their leaves in …

The Surrealist (Trois Saint)

The Surrealist (Trois Saint)

Exclusively by JCB Collection The scene: Two worn ranch-style brown leather chairs poised directly in front of the stone fireplace.  The flames are softly darting up and down and I …

Holiday Gift Idea: Homemade Vanilla, Fruit & Nut Granola

Holiday Gift Idea: Homemade Vanilla, Fruit & Nut Granola

Have you considered giving a “food gift” to someone on your list this year? From cookies to pies, candy to homemade vinegars, a make-it-yourself gift is a welcoming change over …

Cooking Success: Top 10 Secrets

Cooking Success: Top 10 Secrets

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen creating new dishes and experimenting and making recipes. This results in many trips to the grocery store, cooking and baking lots …

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