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Published on August 31st, 2022
Ever-so-slightly tart Swiss jelly roll makes the perfect summer treat
We had this delightful raspberry dessert at a lodge a few weeks ago and it was so fabulous that I promised myself I was going to try to recreate it. What made this particular Swiss roll so delicious was that the filling was made with a blend of yogurt, whipped cream ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on August 17th, 2022
Fruity and fabulous Peach Plumb Crumb Pie
It's definitely fruit pie season, and with peaches and plums beautifully ripe at the produce markets, this is a good one to make right now. I make a lot of pies, but there are two new things I did with this pie that I'd never done before. First of all, I combined fresh ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on August 3rd, 2022
Garden gazpacho, served chilled, makes a perfectly refreshing summer soup
Garden fresh gazpacho is the perfect summer soup with tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, poblano peppers, jalape¤o, cilantro, garlic, grilled red onion and fresh lime juice. Like a liquid salad, this raw veggie soup (served chilled) is so refreshing and delicious in ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on July 20th, 2022
Buttery scones the perfect breakfast treat
Scones are just an all around special breakfast treat. They seem so fancy! We love them with a bit of a shortbread texture . nice and crispy on the edges, but still soft in the center. What makes scones especially fun is the myriad ways you can make them - plain or ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on July 6th, 2022
Moist, chocolatey and delicious French almond flour cake
This gluten-free chocolate cake recipe comes via my younger brother, John Michael Paul, who is a Catholic priest and has lived in Europe for many, many years. One of his good friends, Isa Lefevre Pontalis, served him this delicious cake one day when he was visiting and ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on June 22nd, 2022
Homemade salsa the perfect color palate for Fourth of July festivities
I was trying to make a gluten-free chocolate cake, which would be great to share for Fourth of July gatherings, but it just wasn't coming together as planned. Sometimes this happens, and even though it can be frustrating, it opens the door for other ideas. So, at the ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on June 8th, 2022
Colorful, creamy pepper poppers make the perfect side dish
Back in the April 1, 2020 issue, we featured a recipe for homemade ricotta cheese. It's really fun to make and so delicious! Since then, we've used that recipe as an ingredient in many other recipes including these delicious pepper poppers.
By Susie Iventosch

Published on May 25th, 2022
Biscuit bliss delivered with sun-dried tomato and goat cheese combination
These savory, buttermilk biscuits, full of flaky layers and loaded with sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese, are rich, delicious, and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In my opinion, goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are the perfect match and always taste so ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on May 11th, 2022
This light and airy dessert highlights seasonal fruit freshness
The first time I ever had pavlova was when a friend and her Australian husband brought it to a dinner party at our house for dessert. I was blown away by how beautiful it was, with a fluffy cloud-like meringue shell, a layer of custard, and then filled to the brim with ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on April 27th, 2022
A delicious air-fried option for Buffalo chicken egg rolls
Melted cheddar, tender shredded chicken, cilantro, and blue cheese crumbles all tossed in your favorite Buffalo wing sauce, then wrapped in an egg roll and air-fried to the perfect crispiness is what I'm talking about! Of course you can fry your egg rolls in oil, but ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on April 13th, 2022
Blissful buttermilk carrot cake bursts with flavor
I just adore carrot cake. In fact, I've almost never met a carrot cake that I didn't love, but some are still better than others. It's really just a matter of degrees for me. But this one is my favorite and the best I've tasted yet! I found this one in my old recipe ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 30th, 2022
Pickled onions and feta perfectly complement pulled lamb ragu
One Sunday last year, I was taking a stroll and came across a new restaurant near our house. After perusing the menu, I immediately ordered the pulled lamb sandwich that caught my eye. I'd never really had "pulled" lamb, although I've tried plenty of pulled pork and ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 16th, 2022
Stuffed Baked Eggplant features a bounty of vegetables, perfect for spring
The other day I found a beautiful eggplant at the store and immediately knew how I would prepare it. This recipe is based upon one we've been making for decades from the original "The Vegetarian Epicure" by Anna Thomas, first published in 1972. I am sure many of you ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 2nd, 2022
Take a chocolaty dive into this dense and delicious dessert
This cake is rich, dense, and definitely very chocolaty. Made with a full pound of bittersweet chocolate, eggs, a little sugar and Amaretto, it is decadent and delicious. We love to serve it with raspberry coulis and a dollop of vanilla whipped cream. The original cake ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on February 16th, 2022
Gluten-free arepas offer rich corn flavor as counterpoint to gooey mozzarella filling
When I saw these enticing corn-based snacks at a street fair in New York City last fall, I just couldn't pass them up! Anything made with corn has my number, but these also had a delicious, gooey mozzarella filling and the combination was delicious. They were like two ...By Susie Iventosch

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