Red Velvet Cheesecake

Once again, my friend Patty has outdone herself.  I’m not a fan of cheesecake, but I love anything red velvet so I thought I’d give this a try.  WOW was all I could say!  This would be a great dish to bring if you were assigned dessert for the holidays or if you just want…

Garlic mashed potatoes and home-made gravy for your Thanksgiving turkey

There’s nothing like home-made gravy from turkey drippings, slathered on garlic mashed potatoes.  It’s easier than you think… here we go! Makes  8-10 servings Garlic Mashed Potatoes You will need:  1 Cheese cloth, 8 cloves garlic peeled & sightly pressed, 1 stick real butter, 3 pounds red potatoes, 1/2 cup of cream or half & half, 2 chicken…

Perfect Roast Turkey by the Barefoot Contessa

I love watching the Barefoot Contessa prepare  food whether it’s a meal for a few dozen people or entertaining a few friends.  I enjoy cooking with real ingredients that aren’t too exotic for me to pronounce and she agrees that butter is the best ingredient (No fat-free stuff here). I know I won’t be making the turkey this year, but…