Apple Crumble Soufflé

apple crumble souffle

For some reason, soufflés have landed on the list of intimidating dishes to conquer. Perhaps it is because they present themselves in a way that seems almost magical. The truth is… they are magical, but soufflés are not scary. This apple crumble soufflé is surprisingly easy to make and is a wonderful combination of textures. […]

Classic Quiche Lorraine

quiche lorraine recipe

There’s a reason some things are considered classics. They are tried and true and seldom disappoint. Quiche is one of those things that delivers every time. Classic Quiche Lorraine, named after the Lorraine region of France, is perfect for breakfast or brunch, but could be served anytime of day. Before you start: For best results, […]

Lola Cooks: Lyonnaise Salad

lyonnaise salad recipe

I have been to dozens of conferences and at each one someone invariably says “Never apologize for not posting blog posts.” I’ve tried to stay true to that over the years. There have been many times that work and family and well, life, in general, have gotten in the way of consistent blog posts. The […]

Natural Vase: Eggshell Spring Floral

eggshell vase spring floral idea

With winter well behind us, it’s time to start thinking spring. Nothing welcomes the colors of spring into your home the way fresh flowers do. The vibrant colors add cheer and fun to your decor. Arranging your flowers in a new and unique way can be a challenge. Today we are taking advantage of nature’s […]

Kitchen Basics: Boiling Eggs

boiled egg basics

Boiled eggs are a terrific source of protein, low in calories, and downright tasty. For those trying to control their weight, eggs (particularly the whites) make a super snack. If you’re not so worried about that or you’re throwing caution to the wind and you just want to make some eggs for Easter or one […]

Easter FUN

Hopefully, you’ve been enjoying some wonderful spring weather where you are. Spring has arrived in full force and we are enjoying some lovely afternoons. Easter is right around the corner and everything is in bloom. It is truly an awakening. Birds are chirping and bees buzzing. We have prepared a couple of Easter inspired tips for you today to […]

Know Your Food: Egg Basics

egg basics

Eggs… we all eat them. In fact, we eat a staggering number of them. Egg-laying chickens in America produce around 75 billion eggs per year which are 10% of the world’s production. While many of those end up on our breakfast table or baked into our recipes, many more make their way to the prepared foods or the […]

Lola Cooks: Crepes

crepe recipe

February kicks off Hot Breakfast Month. To get us started we are offering up the basic crepe. Many avoid this breakfast item as they seem problematic, but they are easier to make than you may think. When wrapped around some fresh fruit or other stuffing, they are a delicious start to any day. Crepe batter […]

July Monday Series 2: FitFood FitTip

best frittata recipe

We continue our Monday series for July this week with one of my favorite FitFoods – Frittata. Frittata uses one of the most accessible protein sources, eggs. We have cut out some of the fat and cholesterol by using only half of the yolks. Beyond that, there is a minimal amount of fat in the […]

After Easter: Deviled Eggs 3 Ways

deviled egg recipes

Peter Cottontail has come and gone and you have more boiled eggs than you can handle. Enter the deviled egg. An American classic – the deviled egg, in one form or another, has been around for hundreds of years. Today we offer up 3 varieties of the picnic staple. We have taken inspiration from a […]