Potato Bake

This potato bake recipe is now my family’s favorite. It’s great for brunch on Sundays. Ingredients 1 bag frozen fried potatoes ( store bought) 1 cup of milk Deli Ham or deli turkey or pre cooked sausage or deli sausage Mozzarella cheese Parmesan cheese Onion ( white or yellow onion, diced) Sweet peppers 1 Tablespoon…

My Sunday Brunch Buffet

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day! I take that really seriously on my Sunday brunch! I cook a delicious and hearty mix of baked and non-baked goodies for my family every Sunday. It’s just wonderful! The smell of the baked bread or croissants out of the oven, the noise of the…

Bignets – French Doughnuts – Bon Appétit!

I made the bignets! Granted, I made them from the box mix, but still… It’s time for celebration. They worked out great. My kids helped and they were extremely happy. Instructions in the box were super easy to follow. However, the texture of the dough was very different from what I had expected. I decided to…

Tortilla, a Spanish Word with Two Meanings

  My Mexican friends and those from Spain may both speak Spanish, but they don’t mean the same when they say “Tortilla.” 🙂 In Spain ‘tortilla’ is a mix of beaten eggs and anyone of the following: Veggies, cold cuts, beef, chicken or even fish. You may think ‘omelet’ but Spain is very particular about…

Bread – The Oldest Food and my Favorite Dining Companion

Bread is most likely humanity’s oldest prepared food item. Versatile, adaptable, resourceful, multifaceted, and multicultural too. The earliest recorded time reporting the presence of flour in Europe was 30,000 years ago. Bread was part of the table service in medieval Europe. It was used as a trencher or plate charger, while it absorbed all the saucy components of…