Apricot Cake

  The cookbook Breakfast on the Battery, A Charleston Chef’s Collection of Breakfast and Tea Recipes by Connie Stahl, inspired me for this recipe. I love this book, it’s a collection of great recipes.     This cake is amazing, I really enjoyed making it. To begin, you have to make the first of 2 batters. Pour…

Sautéed Carrots with Parsley

  My nephew, David, showed me how to make sautéed carrots. He is a highly skilled professional cook. These Sautéed Carrots are sweet, tender and completely delicious. They are also healthy. It’s a savory side dish, easy and quick! My 2 teenagers love them. What a good reason to make these carrots every week! It’s now my best carrot…

Mini Chocolate Chip Bread

  Thank you Eva from Eva & Torocoro for these delicious mini chocolate chip breads. I love going to see her new recipes on her cooking blog. She collects beautiful and scrumptious recipes:) These mini breads are so delicious, perfect for a breakfast or a snack. I enjoyed making them, it’s easy and fun to…

Potluck Taco Casserole

  When I read this recipe in Taste of Home magazine – 13 x 9, winter 2016- I was so suspicious about mixing ground beef, egg and biscuit mix. So I made half of the recipe. But when my son and my daughter tasted it, they said “Can I have more? It’s so delicious.”  I…

Italian Apple Pie

    Here is a homemade Italian apple pie.  I love it, because it’s an easy and unmissable recipe. This Italian Pie (called tarte aux pommes romagnole in French) tastes just delicious. This sweet dessert is perfect for a potluck or if you a have a big family to feed. You can keep this cake at room…

Shrimp and Grits

  I love shrimp! My favorite recipe that I used to make for a special occasion is shrimp cooked in a pan with lemon, lime and orange juice. My whole family loves it Yesterday, I tried a new recipe : Shrimp and Grits. I have never cooked grits. When I saw this recipe in a…

Semolina Pudding

  My husband and I are big fans of semolina pudding, It’s our favorite dessert since we were young. This pudding is an European dessert cooked with milk. We love it! I could eat a semolina pudding everyday. It reminds me my childhood. This recipe is simple. You just need milk, sugar and semolina. I love adding vanilla…