Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider Tea

Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider Tea / Patty's Food

  Brrrr.  The frost covered the pumpkin patch last night and it was so cold in my house this morning.  But, I am up bright and early with a hot spicy drink to help you take the edge off these freezing temperatures that have us in their grip this very cold week.  I’ve been enjoying […]

Herbed Castelverano Olives for French Fridays

Herbed Castelverano Olives / Patty's Food

  Olives soaking up herbal flavor while resting in extra-virgin olive oil is  this week’s assigned recipe from Around My French Table and it came at the perfect time to enjoy for a pre Thanksgiving meal nibble.  I found the Sicilian Castelverano olives at Whole Foods the day before Thanksgiving.  The parking lot was so busy […]

Burrata, Tomato and Strawberry Salad for French Fridays with Dorie

Small confession, my husband Scott and I have become obsessed with burrata cheese from Italy.  Yes I know that Italy is not a region in France and that burrata cheese may be an unusual choice for French Fridays but this Friday it’s on the menu.  Burrata is a fresh tasting rich creamy cheese with an […]

Roast Chicken with Lemon, Garlic, Fresh Bay Leaves, Lemon Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Butter Lettuce, Green Peas and Pink Peppercorn Beurre Blanc

Roast Chicken with lemon roasted baby Yukon Gold potatoes served on butter lettuce with green peas and a pink peppercorn beurre blanc was on the menu for dinner last night.  Why the fancy sauce?  Just to enjoy something different  from the normal evening fare. We roast a whole organic chicken a couple of times every […]