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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021

Thanksgiving Dinner

I’ve made several Thanksgiving meals, and I have to say, this one might have been my best! There really wasn’t a bad dish in the bunch! I made a couple of old faithfuls, but since I love to try new things, I experimented with…

November 28, 2020

Strawberry-Rhubarb Bostock

I am a big fan of the classic strawberry-rhubarb combination, but add almond, and I am SOLD. This Strawberry-Rhubarb Bostock, from Martha Stewart Living, is just incredible! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: This treat is DELICIOUS! A+ for flavor!…

September 6, 2020
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Almond Berry Cobbler

I hate to waste, so a recipe like a cobbler is a great way to use up a large medley of fruit in a simple and delicious way! This Mom Uptown Original Recipe for Almond Berry Cobbler was inspired by the almost week-long power…

August 23, 2020

Strawberry Shortcake

Next to S’mores, Strawberry Shortcake might be the official dessert of Fourth of July and the summer season. This version, from Magnolia Table, is as basic as they come! You can’t really mess this one up, folks. Enjoy. Rating: A- How to make it…

July 5, 2020

Breakfast Fruit Crunch

A holiday weekend brunch requires some very important categories. A sweet carby dish, some form of eggs and potatoes, a meat side, fruit, and, of course, mimosas. This Breakfast Fruit Crunch, from Ina Garten, ticked the fruit box, and also offered flavorful layers of…

February 17, 2020

Baked Berry Oatmeal

Looking to feed a crowd this holiday week? This Baked Berry Oatmeal from Martha Stewart Living, is not too sweet, warm, filling, and definitely a crowd-pleaser. It sets a healthy tone for the day with more natural sweeteners than not, and a nice boost…

December 23, 2019

No-Flip French Toast

    What an EASY and HEALTHY breakfast from Good Housekeeping! This No-Flip French Toast is prepared and baked in a skillet, making for minimal prep, active cook time, and clean up! A healthy breakfast that hits a lot of food groups, and is…

August 7, 2019

Sheet-Pan Pancakes

    Well Martha Stewart Living might win the award for the easiest pancakes. Forget standing over a stove and flipping in batches, just make these Sheet-Pan Pancakes and do nothing more than basic prep! Perfect for a lazy morning or as a side dish…

July 14, 2019