Gougères

Gougères are a French Pastry that is basically a savory choux puff pastry. They are light and airy, reminiscent of a cream puff. Serve warm with a meal, cut them open and fill with more cheese, ham, chicken, tuna salad to make a delightful appetizer! These can also be served at room temperature and pair…

Apple Stuffed Chicken

This particular recipe was so very easy and it is a perfect dish for the winter season.  I have so much to catch up on here, life has been busy, in a good way. The time gets away from you and before you know it……. months have passed by with no new posts.  It does…

Thanksgiving Menu

So there you have it, my Thanksgiving menu for this year!  I thought it would be cool to print one out for each table setting as a nice decoration.  Came out better than expected.  Very inexpensive idea to create an elegant table setting! I forgot to add the ham. Going to have to do the…

Cheese Fondue for four

The word fondue is derived from the French verb fondre (‘to melt’) Fondue is a Swiss, French, and Italian dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot over a portable stove, and eaten by dipping long-stemmed forks with bread into the cheese. Typical fondue recipes include sharp cheeses, such as cheddar, or pungent cheeses,…

Occoquan Virginia

We had a lovely day spent in Occoquan Virginia. This is a quaint little waterside town that has an amazing assortment of shops on the main street, which is named Mill Street. No franchises here, just a lot of smiles from storefront owners! I took pictures of the town and the store that was recommended…