Walk through any apple orchard in late October through mid-November and you will feel the nip of cold air just as the fresh orchard apples have that perfect crisp bite. Walking among the east coasts apple farms is tradition for many families. It’s what gathers them home to join inContinue Reading

Did you know that August 4th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day? An entire day focused on celebrating America’s No. 1 cookie. I cannot think of a better day to celebrate that homemade or store-bought favorite treat. From milk chocolate chips to extra dark chocolate chunks, the perfect balance isContinue Reading

Chicken fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food. Tender, juicy and crisp chicken breasts seared in a cast iron skillet just until golden brown. To top off that crisp piece of chicken is a thick and creamy, slightly peppered white gravy. Your friends and family who eat this meal willContinue Reading

Packed full of flavor and one simple recipe to make. This cast iron chicken paillard meal come together in under 30 minutes. A fantastic weeknight meal or one to enjoy out on the patio with friends and family. Paillard means to flatten. Use this traditional French cooking technique with chicken, beef,Continue Reading

Buttery rich and chocolaty sweet, this chocolate toffee skillet cookie is easy to prepare and serve. The key to baking this delicious dessert is using a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet. Recently, I wrote an article for Trailer Life  about my experience and knowledge of chocolate and the bean to bar process.  IContinue Reading