Old Fashioned Caramel Popcorn

Popcorn is the perfect vessel for everything from savory to sweet. We love to experiment with it in our house. We pop it in an air popper although my childhood love affair with popcorn began with Jiffy Pop. These days we top it with all kinds of things from brewers yeast to truffle oil. Here…

Meatball hack

I LOVE  meatballs but I detest rolling them and frying them in small batches.  It takes forever and it spatters.   I picked up this little trick  a while back.  They are every bit as good as pan fried but in a tenth of the time.   Just use a small scoop and scoop them out into…

Figgy Pork Wellington

INGREDIENTS: 1 pork tenderloin (the small cut not a big loin) Olive oil, for frying 8 ounces of figs 1/2 an apple 1/4 of a yellow onion 1/4 cup of pecans Gluten Free Pie Crust (4 sheets of  puff pastry if you are not GF) 12 slices of Prosciutto or bacon Dijon mustard 2 egg yolks 1/4 cup pinot noir…

Flower Petal Hand & Foot Soak

Our hands do a lot of work and we rarely pay them back. Here is a great salt soak that you can use for hands and feet before a manicure pedicure or any time. The ingredients are super simple. You can even make a soak with things from your kitchen. Here is flower petal version….

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Whether you like candy corn or not, these cupcakes are such a festive treat. Simple to make and guaranteed to impress! You can always start from scratch but gluten free cake mixes are fail proof. I love the Krusteaz brand. CAKE INGREDIENTS 1 box of Krusteaz yellow cake mix Wilton yellow food coloring Wilton orange…