Seafood Recipes

To me weeknight dinners are casual fun and something that the entire family can enjoy together. One thing that I have always found is that my kids love to ‘build” their meals. This recipe for Brown Sugar Glazed Cod Tacos is the perfect #weekdaysupper meal that the entire family can enjoy creating. The Brown Sugar […]


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  I can honestly say that I have paid very little attention to Valentine’s Day over the past twenty years. Let’s face it, when you have four children, your priorities shift and we were busy, — raising kids, going to cheerleading, dance, football and basketball practice — it left […]


Traditions. One of the most important things we can do for our families. In our family, Christmas is all about good food, good wine and great conversations around the family table. We have been known to stretch our holiday dinners for so long that we could possibly combine breakfast, lunch and dinner into one long […]


I just returned from a trip to New Orleans. This city can be compared to NYC in that there is always something going on and the food scene is just fabulous. I had some of the most memorable meals but what really stood out, was the use of crab in so many dishes.  Although I knew […]


I don’t know that anyone has inspired me to cook, more than Sara Moulton.  She is one of the first cooking shows that I can remember watching on television.  At that time, I had four little ones and would love to sit in the family room, keeping them entertained and planning what to make for […]


Happy Mother’s Day Friends!   May your table be filled with great conversation, incredible food and memories that will last a lifetime.   I am blessed to be spending the day with My Mother and My Children.  There is nothing like the unconditional love of family.  My husband surprised me and made reservations for Mother’s Day. […]


Putting food together is an art like everything else in life. However, when made with fresh ingredients it is truly a masterpiece.  As the creator of one of my favorite blogs, Steamy Kitchen, Jaden Hair knows how to turn Asian food into a beautiful masterpiece.  Not only are her recipes beautiful, but they are also fresh […]


Alexandra came home from college this weekend, and I love making something special to welcome her home.  If you could believe it, she loves Salmon as much as I do.  When I made Salmon with Tomatoes, Onions, Olives and Capers last week, I couldn’t help but miss her and wish she was home to enjoy […]


Parsley Garlic Caper Sauce

March 2, 2013
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Do you have a secret sauce that is just amazing on everything?  One of those sauces that can make even a blah dish taste fabulous?  I do and it has been my secret sauce for a long time.  It is wonderful on everything from shrimp and pork to rice and potatoes.  Parsley Garlic Caper Sauce […]

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Easy Salmon with Tomatoes Onions Olives and Capers

February 27, 2013
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You all know how much I love Salmon and could eat it almost every day of the week.   I have this one recipe that always WOWs my friends and family.  It is one of those recipes that just looks so pretty, that you can cut and serve at the table.  My Salmon with Tomatoes, […]

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