Pesto Bacon Chicken Salad

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Welcome to May! If you plan on enjoying those May flowers brought by April showers, I suggest you take your food outdoors. How about a picnic? This Pesto Bacon Chicken Salad is a dish that is great for picnicking. Pack a container of the salad in your cooler. Add a container of Continue Reading

White Gingerbread Tea Cake

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Spring has sprung!  With all its blooms and pollen, lengthening daylight hours and bleary eyed Monday mornings, Spring reminds me daily that it is time to lighten up and pamper myself a bit! It has been cool enough in the Carolinas that I find myself craving a wholesome, cold Continue Reading

Zucchini Carrot Tea Bread

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Are you looking for a versatile baked good? Look no further than this Zucchini Carrot Tea Bread. There isn't a bad time of day to have a slice or two. You can serve it with coffee or OJ for breakfast, as an appetizer for afternoon tea, or end your day and have a slice for Continue Reading

Lemon Spiced Walnuts

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Spiced nuts make a great snack to accompany a cocktail, mix-in for a salad, or as the topping on a brie cheese wheel. Generally spiced nuts are something that you see on fall or winter menus, but they will work equally as well on your spring table. The trick is to change the Continue Reading

Orange Earl Grey Mini Chip Cookies

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Do you like the combination of orange and chocolate? It might sound a little strange and not one you would be immediately drawn to, but there is just something about it that works. With a fresh batch of orange earl grey flavored sugar on hand, and the chocolate orange flavor Continue Reading