Marinated Pork Roast with Pine Nut Rice

On an icy and rainy day, a pork roast and rice sound pretty good, especially if the roast is a recipe from my mom.

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Easy English Muffin Loaves

An English Muffin in a loaf form is so easy to make and has all the nooks and crannies you expect, not to mention the intoxicating aroma in your kitchen!

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Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush from Johnny Iuzzini has a recipe for Killer Chocolate Chip Cookies that you will want to make for National Baking Month!

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National Hot Tea Month

January is National Hot Tea Month! What better time to use my Finnish tea, plates, and tea towels, all to enjoy around a cozy fire.

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Cookbook Giveaway for the New Year!

Happy New Year! I have a fun way for someone to win a cookbook: All you have to do is guess the day my first grandchild will be born! Read on…

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Hoppin’ John for Luck in the New Year

Hoppin’ John is traditionally served on New Year’s Day to bring good luck for the New Year. This version is baked and cut into squares!

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Cubano Sandwich from Christmas Leftovers

A 14-pound fresh ham from Christmas makes for a lot of leftovers, including a delicious Cubano sandwich!

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Sphere Magazine, December 1974

Many classic recipes we make for Christmas today were also popular back in this Sphere Magazine December 1974 issue, including a wonderful mulled wine.

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