Bacon Bread Dumplings

When I get tired of potatoes, rice, and pasta but still want carbs, I throw some bread into the rotation. As in these bacon bread dumplings, because everything is better with bacon. If you don’t belong to the masses of bacon lovers (ahem, daughter) you can leave it out. They are good even without the bacon. Originating from Austrian, German, and Czech cuisine, dumplings spread throughout the Europe with variations. Continue Reading…

Goat Cheese Pumpkin Cheesecake (50 & Fab)

As a recent member of Blogging Fifty group, I’m sharing this Goat Cheese Pumpkin Cheesecake with the Fifty and Fab blog hop! What is so special about being fifty? For starters, we are still alive! Just kidding…kind of. In my early teens, I thought being 50 is SO old and people shouldn’t live past it. Oh my, have I changed my mind in a hurry when I turned 50! LOL. Continue Reading…

PHOTO FRIDAY 32 – Clouds

The first time I flew, as a child back in mid-seventies, I was amazed to see the sun shining above the gray, dark clouds. The revelation made such an impression on me that I’ve been obsessed with clouds ever since. You can say my head is in the clouds because I’m always on the lookout. Living in the city means you don’t get a clear view of the sky. Getting a Continue Reading…

Italian Iced Tea

I’m not a drinker, but what is better after a long hard day at work than a cold glass of iced tea? Italian iced tea that is. I like an occasional cocktail that is not too strong, because I can’t hold my liquor. Even half a glass of wine makes my limbs like rubber. This cocktail is not too strong and is so simple to make with only three ingredients. Continue Reading…

Blueberry Zucchini Lemon Cake

You can indulge in this Blueberry Zucchini Lemon Cake guilt-free as it has healthy servings of fruit and vegetable. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Continue Reading…

Tian Provençal – vegetable bake

This tasty French dish with baked fresh summer vegetable tastes even better made a day in advance. Continue Reading…

Nutella Baileys Brownie Cake

Intensify the flavor of flourless Nutella brownies with Baileys Irish Cream. Ice cream and a drizzle of Baileys caramel sauce is the perfect icing for this scrumptious cake. Continue Reading…