Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Ultimate Sugar Cookies

Even though I have a perfectly fine recipe for sugar cookies, I’m always open to try a new one.  Because resisting new things makes you old and gives you frown lines and age spots and turkey neck.  True story. This one is from the December 2013 issue of Bon...
Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Pearl Couscous

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Pearl Couscous

I made this dish a long time ago and then forgot to tell you about it.  Forgive me. It has been one of my favorite summer meals for a long time because it’s got so much going for it.  It’s healthy, it’s quick, and it’s a self-contained complete...
Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

You know how I get all excited when a recipe turns out to be way more delicious than the ingredients suggest?  That happened. It happend when nothing more than 2 lbs of sweet potatoes, a shallot, a little butter, and water for crying out loud, came together....
Sticky Buns

Sticky Buns

Please wipe that skeptical look off your face when I tell you that these are not that difficult to make. The dough is much easier to work with than pie dough; it shapes easily and doesn’t stick like crazy to the counter. And it doesn’t fall helplessly...