Superbowl Entertaining Ideas

Published January 21, 2015

This week's column is for football lovers. The Super Bowl is just around the corner and this year you may want to host some friends and family at your home. Feb. 1 is the official date for the big game... Continue reading →

Edible Summer Flowers

Published June 25, 2014

Did you know there are many types of edible flowers? Pansies, violas, nasturtiums and impatiens are just a few examples of what is available and waiting for you to use in your kitchen. With the warmer weather upon us it's... Continue reading →

Fancy Garnishes

Published March 05, 2014

Have you ever wondered how bartenders make those little rose garnishes or fruit rind twizzles that arrive on the edge of your cocktail? The time and effort bartenders take to make these creations for dinner plates and beverages always impresses... Continue reading →

Roasted Yam and Quinoa Salad from Whitewater Cooks Cookbook

Published September 26, 2013

This salad is fantastic on its own or as a side dish. I've made it over and over again this summer and thought it was worth sharing!  Enjoy! *recipe from Whitewater Cooks ...with friends Chickpea, quinoa and roasted yam salad... Continue reading →

Quinoa Chickpea Salad : From Whitewater Cooks

Published July 13, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2147" align="aligncenter" width="225"] An absolutely wonderful salad![/caption] I've had this salad a few times and it is truly delicious! Perfect as an accompaniment to grilled salmon or chicken or on it's own as a dinner or lunch entrée .... Continue reading →

Key Lime Pie

Published June 17, 2013

My good friend Teddi served this pie to us the other night. I was delicious! Enjoy! Key Lime Pie For crust 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs from 9 (2 1/4-inch by 4 3/4-inch) crackers 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted... Continue reading →

Strawberry Shortcake

Published June 02, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2088" align="alignright" width="300"] Display your cake on a pretty pedestal.[/caption] This is a very easy and delicous version of an old tradition....Strawberry Shortcake...enjoy!   2 eggs                          ... Continue reading →

Pure Bread Bakery Whistler

Published March 03, 2013

Every once in awhile I come across something that deserves worth mentioning. This little bakery is tucked away in Function Junction in Whistler and is definitely a hidden little gem. Freshly baked goods out of their back kitchen everyday. Upon... Continue reading →

Homemade Blarney Pop Treats for St.Patrick's Day

Published February 27, 2013

St Patrick’s Day Homemade Blarney Pop Treats                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lita R. Lane   These treats are sooooo easy and quick with only two or three ingredients that you probably have in your pantry.   Ingredients: Cake Pop plastic sticks or... Continue reading →

Chocolate Whisky Laced Cream Pie

Published January 12, 2013

It's a Chocolate Cream Pie laced with a little whisky. All I can say is wow...and's ok for kids to have some...there's just a little whisky to give it a bit of a punch. I would recommend making it... Continue reading →