Strawberry Puff Pastry Triangles

Strawberry Puff Pastry Triangles

It never hurts to keep a box of frozen puff pastry in the freezer, just in case you need to whip up a quick dessert for family or guests! Having puff pastry on hand makes it so easy to make a special treat, especially if you have some fresh fruit.  Your dessert will look so much more complicated and impressive than it really is! All you need to do is thaw out the frozen pastry for about an hour before you plan to start. Once the dough is just thawed gently unroll it…
Deviled Eggs with Minced Vegetables and Cornichons

Deviled Eggs with Minced Vegetables and Cornichons

I have always loved deviled eggs and yet I don't make them nearly enough! When my children were young, I used to make them at Easter as a way to use up all the dyed eggs they made. Deviled eggs are really very easy to make and you don't even need an exact recipe. So in honor of Easter, I hard boiled some eggs and made a nice batch of deviled eggs. (I really enjoyed them!)  I spruced mine up with colorful minced vegetables (chopped into very small bits), and finely chopped cornichon…
Baked Zucchini Fries with Fresh Herbs

Baked Zucchini Fries with Fresh Herbs

Sometimes I buy produce at the grocery store just because it looks good.  Then I get home and I am not quite sure what to do with it. That is when my research begins, and in this case it was what to do with baby zucchini. There were lots of good zucchini recipes online which looked good...but then I saw a few recipes for zucchini fries that caught my eye.  (I am a sucker for fries of any kind!) So I made my own version by adding fresh herbs. Here is how you…