Your Perfect Holiday Menu + Reasons to Shop Small

In honor of this month’s Small Business Saturday and my love of everything specialty, I’ll be at one of my favorite Ft. Lauderdale shops from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on December 12th, signing copies of Canvas & Cuisine! ...

My Taste of Italy!

Postcards from Sorento, the Amalfi coast and north region of Tuscany. I focused on the food and wine! ...

Tapas Crawl Dinner Party!

I canvassed my guests, and by far the favorite dish of the evening was the shrimp. It’s not only terrific as a small plate, but it’s also an easy, one-pan meal that is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

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Creole Shrimp Roasted Spaghetti Squash Boats

Delicate strands of spaghetti squash soak up the spiced, lemony sauce in this dish. Scoop the squash onto a serving platter and ladle the shrimp and sauce over top… or take the squash boats to the table and invite everyone to dig in!

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Company’s Comin’ Gumbo

It's almost Christmas Eve! If you're looking for a dish that is perfect to serve while gathering around the tree, here is my Company's Comin' Gumbo recipe. You can prepare it in the morning and heat it up as the family arrives. This soup/stew has...