Easy Weeknight Entree – Crispy Pesto Chicken Thighs

Having a well-stocked pantry makes week night meals delicious and hassle-free.  Crispy Pesto Chicken Thighs come together quickly with To Market To Market’s Pesto & Pastabilities seasoning mix and a few staples from your pantry. Crispy Pesto Chicken Thighs 2-3 Tbs. Pesto and Pastabilities seasoning mix 1/4 cup Pine Nuts 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese […]

Prime Rib Salad with Butternut Squash and Honey Champagne Vinaigrette

Warm up your salad options for fall with this satisfying salad filled with thinly sliced prime rib, roasted butternut squash, cranberries, goat cheese and a delicious and light honey vinaigrette. This is the perfect recipe to use up your leftover prime rib or steak; or just pick up some thinly sliced prime rib/roast beef from […]

Fall Tableware Finds… Costa Nova Pearl in Cocoa

I am in love with Costa Nova’s Pearl dinnerware collection! I’ve been searching for quite a while, trying to find a replacement for an older beaded dinnerware pattern that I favored but just couldn’t anything that truly compared. Costa Nova’s Pearl is a winner… It’s raised beaded-rim design is substantial, much more detailed the most […]

Salad of the Week… GC Quinoa Tabbouleh

A good friend of mine tells his kids, there are “GC’s and BC’s” – good choices and bad choices that you have the option to make every day. This statement is true in so many areas of life, including what we choose to eat. Well, I have to say that this quinoa tabbouleh is a […]

Easy Entertaining… Blackberry Basil Simple Syrup

When creating the menu for a recent gathering at our shoppe, I wanted a refreshing  non-alcoholic beverage option.  Something special and pretty that would appeal to the guests coming to celebrate the opening of à la Maison’s newly expanded showroom. One of the prettiest cocktail ingredients I count on is Blackberry Basil Simple Syrup.  Easy […]

Easy Entertaining… Bacon Wrapped Pineapple with Kentuckyaki Sauce

It all started with the pineapple I had on the counter.  It was ripe, ready to eat and I had friends stopping by for a glass of wine.  I needed a quick appetizer, and always have bacon on hand – everyone knows that salty and sweet are match made in heaven so I whipped up batch […]

Refreshing Gluten Free Lemon Bars

These gluten-free lemons bars are so refreshing and a delicious addition to your spring dinner or party menu.  I’ve made them gluten-free but you can easily change the flour to regular AP flour if you choose. Gluten Free Lemon Bars  Crust ¾  cup Almond Flour ¾  Blends by Orly Gluten Free Flour Blend* (London Blend) […]

Easy Korean BBQ Pineapple Pork Lettuce Wraps

Love this quick and easy fusion of flavor… a little Asian with a little Hawaiian barbecue.  A delicious and healthy weeknight option or a casual gathering with friends. Serves 6-8 Pork & Pineapple Recipe One medium sweet onion, sliced vertically 3 pounds of pork tenderloin ½ teaspoon salt & pepper ½ teaspoon ground ginger & […]

Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #3 – Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

As promised, here is a third recipe that uses flavorful fig balsamic vinegar.  We are actually going to use the extra Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing from the Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl to dress up a quick and delicious appetizer – Recipe #3: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette. Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette […]

Our Favorite Things… Hydrangeas & Fall Foliage

What’s more beautiful on a sunny autumn day than colorful fall leaves scattered among hydrangeas?   Why not bring that look inside?  This beautiful hydrangea pottery can adorn your table from spring to fall by just changing the greenery and flowers. Paired with rich colored fall foliage and hydrangea stems, the pottery’s terracotta accents just seem […]