Green Beans with Shallots and Bacon

We’re one week into November, and mother nature has certainly reminded us that it is no longer summer. Temperatures have dropped here in Virginia and I’m not too upset about it – I’m ready for sweaters and scarves and boots! I’m also super excited for Thanksgiving ๐Ÿ™‚ And as promised, I’m bringing you another ideaRead more

Crab Frittata

Who doesn’t love brunch? For me, it conjures up the idea of a beautiful, lazy Sunday afternoon complete with cocktails and delicious, decadent food. And when I want something a bit indulgent I usually gravitate toward seafood. That’s how I came up with this yummy, yet easy to make, Crab Frittata! If you can makeRead more

Red Pepper Soup with Parmesan Toasts

Years ago, my sister-in-law had me over to her place for a Christmas card party. Along with her best friend and my mother-in-law, we spent the afternoon writing Christmas cards for friends and family. It was a really fun idea, especially since my Belgian brother-in-law cooked for us ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t remember everything we ate thatRead more