Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

I am always on the hunt for easy, delicious appetizers to go with a glass of wine or cocktail.  When we have guests over (which we would frequently do when entertaining wasn’t discouraged) my goal is to spend as much time with them as possible and not in the kitchen cooking and preparing things. ThisContinue reading “Roasted Tomato Bruschetta”

Shelburne Cheesecake

Growing up in Cleveland, my husband Mark has fond memories of his maternal grandmother, Anna Lipton, making this cheesecake.  She used to bring it to Mark and his family at their home on Shelburne Road in Shaker Heights, so he appropriately named it Shelburne Cheesecake.  It’s now the recipe all other cheesecakes are measured againstContinue reading “Shelburne Cheesecake”

Steamed Mussels

Some of my favorite things about creating recipes is when I can incorporate good, relatively inexpensive ingredients, the prep doesn’t take too long, it’s low in calories and you can take the pot/dish from the oven/stove right to the table. Oh, and there are virtually no leftovers at my house.  Steamed mussels check all theContinue reading “Steamed Mussels”