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Published on May 8th, 2024
Delicious coconut cake with strawberry roses
This fabulous and delicious coconut cake is easy to make and even easier to eat! We love this moist and flavorful cake with marshmallow buttercream frosting and can't think of a better dessert for Mother's Day this year! With fresh strawberries coming into season, top ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on April 24th, 2024
Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Radicchio, Cranberries, Pepitas, and Goat Cheese
This colorful salad is made with a delightful combination of flavors and textures, featuring roasted orange cauliflower, sweet, dried cranberries, slightly bitter radicchio, crunchy salted pepitas, and creamy goat cheese. It's˙all tossed together in a light and tangy ...By Jim Hurley

Published on April 10th, 2024
Go nuts with Toasted Pecan Maple Blondies
When it comes to sweets, there are few I don't like, but brownies are one of my favorites. If they have nuts, even better! If you haven't tried the brownies from Sprouts Farmers Market bakery section, they are delicious and hard to beat. We often buy one or two when we ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 27th, 2024
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first warm day of Spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar."-Helen Hayes
By Cynthia Brian

Published on March 27th, 2024
Spice up snack time with festive lemon hummus
Hummus is such a wholesome, nutritious, and delicious snack, and there are so many amazing ways to prepare it! You can add herbs and different spices, or you can make it with jalape¤o peppers, red peppers, or even with various kinds of beans. You can add nuts or olives ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 13th, 2024
Yucatan salad with fruit, veggies, and a bit of spice
We were serving our Citrus Trio Turkey Tenderloin (Lamorinda Weekly August 19, 2020 issue) for a dinner party last week, and were coming up short on what to serve as a salad with it. The marinade for this turkey dish is vibrant and zesty with lime, lemon, and orange ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on February 28th, 2024
This chocolate cake is our favorite for birthdays
This decadent cake has become my "go-to" chocolate cake for almost any occasion! It is super moist, easy to make, calls for no eggs, and can be dressed up or down. Sometimes we add peanut butter chips and Reese's to the batter, and peanut butter to the frosting for our ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on February 14th, 2024
Korean noodle dish Japchae from the wok
We were in the Chicago area for a friends' reunion a few weeks ago, and the mom of one of our friend's was born and raised in South Korea. She brought a dish to the gathering, and it was called Japchae, which to be honest, I'd never heard of even though I've actually ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on January 31st, 2024
Terrine features a flavorful stack of glorious grilled vegetables
This recipe calls for an assortment of wonderful veggies that all come together with a Mediterranean flair. It's colorful and pretty to look at and delicious to eat. The first thing you should know about this recipe, is that you can use whatever roasted or grilled ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on January 17th, 2024
Cinnamon Roll Knots a fun, culinary creation
If you've never made cinnamon rolls, it's a fun project and super satisfying. These cinnamon knots, filled with plenty of brown sugar-cinnamon butter are not only ridiculously tasty but also beautiful and really, really fun to make. If you know how to braid, you can ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on January 3rd, 2024
Acorn squash and polenta combine to create a delicious vegetarian dish
This week's recipe is a seasonal and delicious combination of acorn squash and polenta. Polenta is such great comfort food, and this time of year is its best season. It makes a wonderful base for short ribs because it soaks up the braising liquid, but it's also ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on December 20th, 2023
Christmas cookies help keep the holidays deliciously bright
This delicious spritz cookie recipe comes from our publisher, Andy Scheck, whose mom made them with her cookie press. Spritz cookies are so much fun because you can make all sorts of shapes and decorate them with colorful sprinkles. Cookies presses come in a variety of ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on December 6th, 2023
Creamy Bolognese perfectly tops homemade pappardelle pasta
Bolognese or Ragu sauce? What is the difference? They both have meat, onions, tomatoes, herbs and wine. They both adorn pasta, and taste great with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese, so they seem very similar. But, several years ago I learned that Bolognese is made with ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Decorated and decadent brownies make a festive dessert
When the sweet tooth hits, it's hard to go wrong with a good old-fashioned brownie! They check all of the boxes - rich, sweet, chocolate and decadent. This is a really fun twist on your favorite brownie recipe and it's festive for the holidays. White chocolate chips, ...By Susie Iventosch

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