Peppermint Bark Recipe

One of the things I love most about the holiday time of year is the baking! I don’t normally eat sweets that contain a boatload of sugar or dairy, but I do enjoy making them for others. Peppermint bark is an exception. While I like to make the bark with only dark chocolate just for... Continue Reading →

How to Make Limoncello

I’ve always loved the taste of lemons—lemon ice, lemonade, lemon tart, lemon cookies. You get the idea. Maybe that’s why I enjoy limoncello. It’s light, sweet and very refreshing, and especially welcome at the end of a hot summer day. The lemon liqueur originated in southern Italy nearly a hundred years ago. Then, it was customary... Continue Reading →

Hearty Split Pea Soup

In the winter, I love making a variety of soups. Not only are they filling, they are loaded with vitamins and nutrients that your body needs to get you through the cold winter. Over the years, I’ve experimented with different ingredients in my soups, along with the different types of split peas. I used to... Continue Reading →

Easy Winter Soup—Hungarian Style

Since I’m on the road to recovery from the flu (ugh, it’s been a rough a week—and yes, I did get the flu vaccination!), I thought I’d share a favorite recipe of mine. After a week of broth and veggie soup, I’m ready for something else that has a little more flavor—and kick! The real... Continue Reading →

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