Happy New Year!

Working a wedding today, a bridal party of now 11!, which will most likely last into the evening. Where then my family will be greeting me at my house for dinner when I get home, to spend the night together eating Chinese and drinking! So before my day gets insane and I don’t have time … More Happy New Year!

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting (featured covered in Cocunut flakes)

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting 3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1-2 tsp milk In mixing bowl, add powdered sugar and butter, mix on low speed. Mix in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk. Gradually add in the remaining milk, the frosting should appear more smooth. If the frosting is … More Vanilla Buttercream Frosting (featured covered in Cocunut flakes)

Potato Galette

Potato Galette 2.5lbs (5-6 large) Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and sliced thin, then rinsed in cool water to remove excess starch 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp of each salt and ground black pepper 1 tsp of each dried rosemary and thyme You will need a baking sheet covered with parchment. Preheat oven … More Potato Galette

Christmas 2012 Recap

Hope you all had a great Christmas, and are gearing up for the New Year celebrations! Thought to recap Christmas. Though we had a wonderful Christmas, it wasn’t without the downside of my sister and her family falling extremely ill.  They all fell ill Christmas Eve night, which meant they were note able to attend … More Christmas 2012 Recap

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom and Shallot Gravy

Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom and Shallot Gravy One (3 pound) beef tenderloin roast, preferably trimmed and tied 1 tsp of each salt and freshly cracked black pepper 3 tbsp of butter cubed 3-4 sprigs or 1 tbsp dried lavender 3-4 sprigs or 1 tbsp dried thyme 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil For the Gravy … More Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom and Shallot Gravy

Christmas Dinner Menu

MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Thought to share the menu we finalized today for Christmas dinner.  You will definitely see our holiday photos once I am vegetating next week. The pre-dinner drink and main course recipes will be shared for sure. ********************************************* Our Menu for Christmas Dinner Mixed Drink- Shaken Side Car -Antipasto- -Mini Quiches- -Shrimp Cocktail- — … More Christmas Dinner Menu

Merry Christmas!

To start the holiday festivities off right, I would like to say a big thanks again to you for reading my recipes and stories.  As of this week, I am up to 15 followers!! Over 1,045 views and more than 50 comments -here, email, Twitter, Instagram, and FB.  I’ve had visitors from all over the … More Merry Christmas!