Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Gingersnap Crust

In my family, we all love the flavor of pumpkin,  and are big fans of pie.  But pumpkin pie? Not really a favorite around here, but for many Thanksgivings growing up, pumpkin pie would be made and served along with one or two other pies as part of our family tradition. If you didn’t […]


Lavender & Marscapone Panna Cotta with Strawberry Caviar, Chocolate Arancini, and Pistachio Creme Anglaise

Un Ristorante Alfresco Virtuale

Ciao Fiore! An enchanting outdoor virtual ristorante on the Mediterranean Coast featuring alfresco dining in an ambrosial flower garden opens its virtual doors on Thursday, May 31st.

Chef Norma from Platanos, Mangoes & Me! will prepare the first course,  Lori Lynn from […]


Individual Black Forest Cake Trifles

I’m a bit late on this announcement….

A copy of my book, Friends at the Table goes to…

Anna! Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the recipes with your friends at the table.


Tis the season for indulging, and if you still haven’t had your fill of cookies, candies, and other confections that […]