Dorothy’s Harvest Vegetable Stew

Dorothy’s Harvest Vegetable Stew

Fresh carrots, zucchini, tomatoes, onions and peppers combine with herbs and a little Tabasco for a stew that warms the stomach and soul. Purée to make a delicious soup or pasta sauce!

Potluck Picnic with Summer Edamame Salad

Potluck Picnic with Summer Edamame Salad

Recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Creamy Cucumber Salad!

Potluck Picnic with Chilled Gazpacho

Potluck Picnic with Chilled Gazpacho

This chilled, vegetable soup is the perfect way to use fresh summer vegetables. No cooking required! Serve it as a first course with tortilla chips or crusty garlic bread or as a main dish with a grilled cheese or a BLT.

Potluck Picnic with Creamy Cucumber Salad

Potluck Picnic with Creamy Cucumber Salad

Welcome to my Potluck Picnic … a weekly newsletter full of recipes, tips, humor and stories to inspire you to appreciate, cook, eat and share good food … including this week’s recipe: Creamy Cucumber Salad!

Traditional Deviled Eggs

Traditional Deviled Eggs

This traditional deviled egg recipe makes the perfect appetizer, side dish, lunch box staple, after-school protein snack and charcuterie board favorite.

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled Eggs

Get all the tricks and tips for making perfect hard boiled eggs and delicious deviled eggs. Peels so easy you can do it with one hand!

10 Tempting Food Gifts for Valentine’s Day

10 Tempting Food Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Tempt your Valentine with one of these fun and tasty food gifts! Whether your spouse or child, friend or hostess, there is a sweet treat for all.

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Get that Instant Pot ready (or some mini-muffin pans) to make these nutritious and convenient egg bites. Get the recipe here and put your family’s favorite spin on each batch.

The Ultimate (Store-Bought) Gravy Transformation

The Ultimate (Store-Bought) Gravy Transformation

Need a gravy shortcut? Give store-bought gravy the flavor, color and thickness boost it needs to be worthy of those creamy mashed potatoes with just a few simple tips and tricks.

Squash Soup – What? No Marshmallows?

Squash Soup – What? No Marshmallows?

Until a few years ago, if you asked me, “do you like squash?” I would have told you that I did and in my mind I would see Acorn squash. Not Butternut. Not Spaghetti. Certainly not Delicata or Patty Pan. Just Acorn. If you asked