Coffee Ice Cream & Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I never thought I would like coffee ice cream because I don’t like the taste of coffee but a few years ago I finally broke down and had a spoonful. There has been no going back. I love coffee ice … Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Statesman, politician, writer and gourmand are just a few words to describe Thomas Jefferson. The dinners created and served at Monticello were a re-imagining of several fantastic delicacies that Jefferson encountered while abroad. It is assumed that Jefferson first encountered … Continue reading

Creamed Onions

Are you looking for a vegetable side dish for your Thanksgiving feast? Look no further, because we have a great recipe: creamed onions. Creamy, cheesy, and topped with bread crumbs. These vegetables are sure to be a hit at your … Continue reading

Easy Tomato Soup

In the winter I like to eat a lot of soup and my favorite is tomato. It is creamy and fresh and goes so well with a half a sandwich. In the summer I make this soup with fresh tomatoes … Continue reading

Kentucky Hot Brown: Black Friday Super Food

When Fred K. Schmidt created the Hot Brown, sliced roast turkey was a rarity, as turkey was usually reserved for holiday feasts. The original Hot Brown included the sliced turkey on an open-faced white toast sandwich, with Mornay sauce covering … Continue reading

Shrimp Tartlets

Shrimp tartlets are an easy appetizer to make for upcoming holiday parties. We usually make these for New Years Eve and munch on them while we watch the ball drop. They also freeze well so you can re-heat them in … Continue reading

Grandma Ruth’s Butter Creams

My grandma Ruth makes these every Christmas and they are heavenly. What makes these cookies so great? They are easy and quick. If I ever need a dessert on the fly this is one of my go to recipes. Grandma … Continue reading