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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

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World’s BEST Rhubarb Bars

I am so addicted to these. The crust is like a shortbread cookie and the goo on top is like the best sweet/tart treat EVER. Of course,...

Dutch Baby

Easier and more impressive than pancakes or waffles, a Dutch Baby is THE way to bring the ooo la la to your breakfast or brunch table!...

Coffee Tequillarita

I learned this at Rick Baliss's flagship restaurant Topolobompo in Chicago. This is an outrageous dessert cocktail!! Glass is rimmed with...

A Perfect Margarita

Simple (3 ingredients), sublime, and here is how: 2 parts fresh squeezed lime juice 2 parts excellent Tequila 1 part Cointreau or Triple...

Classic Shortbread

Ahhhh, the sublime, basic butter cookie at its simplest. Store-bought never tastes like what you make at home. My Mister requests these...

Blueberry (Allegra) Breakfast Cake

This is timeless, delicious, and easy. What makes "Allegra Breakfast Cake" or "ABC Cake" as my dear Ellie calls it, effortless and always...

Pear Vanilla Jam

Simply sublime. A glorious condiment on a croissant, addition to a peanut butter sandwich, bruschetta with warm Brie, in oatmeal or...

Preserved Purple Plums in Honey Syrup

These glorious purple plums appeared 🙌🙌🙌 like a vision 🙌🙌🙌 at the Farmer’s Market and there was no resisting them. I grew up on...

Triple Berry Upside Down Cake

Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, oooo la la! This very berry confection was invented by my friend, famed cookbook author,...

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