Archives for January 2015


Aunt Libby’s Caramels

My great-aunt made the best caramels. Although she was not especially fond of cooking, she made a few things better than anyone else. Caramels were one of her specialties that no one else in the family made. It was always a treat to visit during the winter when she often had a supply of the […]


Onion and Cheese Appetizers

I have a confession: I find these canapes (or whatever name you prefer) addictive and I am not that much of an onion fan. Seriously, I find it very difficult to stop eating them once I start…kind of like the potato chip commercial that proclaims “you can’t just eat one”. My mom made something very […]


Easy, Brie-zy Party Foods

Having a gathering to watch the game or celebrate an event does not mean you have to stress about the food or spend hours in the kitchen preparing for the event. You can make impressive looking (and tasting) party foods easily and quickly using brie or similar cheese and a few other items. A delicious […]