Microwave Green Bean Almondine

Microwave Green Bean Almondine

Microwave Green Bean Almondine is an easy go-to recipe when you need a quick but delicious side dish. It can be served with a fancy dinner or a simple weeknight meal. Fresh green beans, sliced almonds, and a balsamic glaze, quickly transition into a lovely 

Bacon and Onion Tart

Bacon and Onion Tart

When spring arrives, I love to start baking flatbread for a light dinner or lunch. This recipe for Bacon and Onion Tart–or Tarte Flambée, as it’s known in French, is the perfect answer to anyone craving a simple flatbread pizza with bacon and onions on 

Strawberry Fraisier Cake

Strawberry Fraisier Cake

Since I’m featuring French-style recipes this month, I thought it would be a great time to share this recipe for Strawberry Fraisier Cake–an amazing show stopper dessert to make for a special brunch, birthday party, or afternoon tea. With a Genoise Sponge Cake as its 

Homemade Chai Spice Madeleines

Homemade Chai Spice Madeleines

Homemade Chai Spice Madeleines are a great treat for your fall or winter tea party. Seasoned with a homemade chai mix and either glazed or dusted with powdered sugar for a classic look on your holiday table.

Cheesy Quiche Mini Tarts

Cheesy Quiche Mini Tarts

I’ve been playing with this recipe for Cheesy Quiche Mini Tarts for several months now and am finally ready to share it with you! Lined with a pie crust and two types of filling, they are a lovely addition to any appetizer, brunch, or tea 

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs are fun to make, a pleasure to the eye, and quite scrumptious to eat! Made with a simple Choux Pastry and an even easier filling of fresh strawberries, sugar, and whipped cream, I just know you’ll be tempted to eat more than one!

Rhubarb Custard Crumble Pie

Rhubarb Custard Crumble Pie

When May arrives, I start looking for rhubarb in the store to make a pie. This Rhubarb Custard Crumble Pie is one our family loves. Filled with tart rhubarb and a custard filling, then topped with a sweet crumble. It’s especially delightful with a dollop 

Mini Vanilla Cream Eclairs

Mini Vanilla Cream Eclairs

If you’re looking for something special for your next tea party or midmorning brunch, give these Mini Vanilla Cream Eclairs a try. Filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with sweet glaze sprinkled with pistachios. They are absolutely wonderful!

Chocolate Irish Cream Truffles

Chocolate Irish Cream Truffles

I love chocolate candy, especially Dove dark chocolate and chocolate truffles. Last year I made my own truffles for the first time and was amazed at how easy they were to prepare. And so delicious! These Chocolate Irish Cream Truffles are right up there on 

Favorite French-Style Recipes

Favorite French-Style Recipes

Entertaining guests is one of my favorite things to do, especially when those guests are family. My favorite cuisines are Italian, Mexican, and German, but I also enjoy making French dinners. Below are some of my Favorite French-Style Recipes that include appetizers, breads, main dishes,