Delicious Marinated Steak

Delicious Marinated Steak

This Delicious Marinated Steak is the perfect quick meal, for outdoor entertaining and grilling season! Friends, I’ve been on a purging spree and one of my projects has been to sort through my dishes, deciding which ones to keep and which ones to give away, or which ones go...

Mexican Rice Salad

Mexican Rice Salad

This Mexican Rice Salad is delicious to serve as a salad or dip for a Mexican Fiesta party! Friends, I did something this past weekend that I’ve never done before. I missed a party! Having RSVP’d while I was in Italy, I knew the date of the party, and...

Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites

Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites

These Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites are the perfect dessert to serve for spring and summertime entertaining, or a Mother’s Day Brunch! I never want to be in a rut. Which is why I love to travel. Doors have opened for me over the years to travel more, and I’ve...

Stuffed Pear French Toast

Stuffed Pear French Toast

This Stuffed Pear French Toast is a delightful dish to serve for any holiday or special occasion. Make ahead and bake the next day! Friends, today I’m sharing the sweetest story (get your hankie out) that a friend shared with me, plus a recipe that you can make ahead for...

The Court – A St. Giles Premier Hotel in New York City

The Court - A St Giles Premier Hotel in New York City

This review is from my recent trip to Italy, where we stayed one night at The Court – A St. Giles Premier Hotel in New York City. This past week I’ve been traveling in Italy, and when the journey began, RecipeGirl and I stopped off in New York City...

Tortellini with Ham and Peas in Venice, Italy

Tortellini with Ham and Peas

This classic Tortellini with Ham and Peas recipe is a favorite Italian dish that I enjoyed in Venice, Italy with Luxury Gold By Insight Vacations, quick and easy to make for any occasion. Friends, I’ve just returned from a trip to Italy, a dream trip of a lifetime, really....

Turkey Vegetable Barley Soup

Turkey Vegetable Barley Soup

Friends, I’m back from Italy! I have so many beautiful memories to share with you, but in the meantime, let’s talk tulips and Turkey Vegetable Barley Soup! Last year, my sisters and I went up north to the Tulip Festival in Lebanon, Oregon. The beauty was so real, and...

Cinco de Mayo Easy Fish Tacos

Cinco de Mayo Easy Fish Tacos for easy entertaining or a weeknight meal!

Cinco de Mayo Easy Fish Tacos for easy entertaining or a weeknight meal! If you’re one to step out, make the invitation, and then you find yourself stressed – remember that hospitality is not about perfection. It’s about sharing your home, and creating space for others to enjoy themselves....