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Luxury Cottage Pie with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Luxury Cottage Pie with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Introducing the British classic, Cottage pie! I have just returned from the United Kingdom, where we were catching up with family, old friends and neighbors in London and around Scotland.  It was two weeks of visiting castles, churches, The Harry Potter Exhibition, walking on glorious sandy […]

Absolutely Fabulous Fruit Tarts with easy, but totally delicious custard.

Absolutely Fabulous Fruit Tarts with easy, but totally delicious custard.

I hope this finds you well. I think we are around week five of lockdown, and it looks like we have another five weeks to go. Like many, I have been enjoying quiet family time. I do understand how privileged I am, to have everyone […]

Pesto Orzo with Roasted Vegetables, Feta Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts

Pesto Orzo with Roasted Vegetables, Feta Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts

Jump to recipeUpdated Post with new video! I hope this finds you well! This is one of my original posts, a perfect dish to have in the fridge for the never ending snacks and meals required when everyone is staying at home. I have just […]

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Stress Baking I hope this finds you well. We are now in week three of staying at home, with the prospect of four more weeks ahead of us. I realize how fortunate I am having (most) of my family with me. The highlight of our […]

Absolutely Fabulous Scones (again)

Absolutely Fabulous Scones (again)

Always Fabulous Scones “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” -Julia Child.   I am reposting one of my original recipes because I have added a few comments on measurements and links to different versions together with Strawberry Jam and super easy Lemon Curd recipes. […]