Stories by Rosie Hawthorne

Rosie’s Recipes: Dog Day Delights

(Plus, the origin of the term “Dog Days of Summer”) During the heat of the summer season, I like light meals – nothing too heavy for the Dog Days of…

yesterday


Rosie’s Recipes: More Bang Bang for your Buck Buck

I’ve been cooking a lot of shrimp lately.  I have a freezer-full and it’s come in quite handy during these COVID-19 times.  As always, I’m thinking of new ways to…

Jun 15


Rosie’s Recipes: For May, Try Shrimp Etouffée

  Shrimp – quite the versatile little crustacean.  One can boil it, steam it, bake it, grill it, fry it, sauté it.  Or one can smother it, which is what…

May 18


Rosie’s Recipes: Welcome April With Asparagus

  It’s springtime and with Outer Banks weather being what it is and doing what it does – in the 70s and sunny one day, in the 50s and pouring…

Apr 16


Rosie’s Recipes: Quick And Easy Shrimp Skewers

My freezer is always stocked with shrimp and I’m forever looking for different ways to prepare this mouthwatering crustacean.  Throw in some imagination and a flavorsome, delectable meal is only…

Mar 13


Rosie’s Recipes: A Little Lava Lovin’ Goes A Long Way

One can never go wrong with chocolate.  Whether or not you indulge in Valentine’s Day, these molten chocolate lava cakes, for purity of taste and simplicity of execution, are a…

Feb 4


Rosie’s Recipes: Ply Me With Potstickers

Every now and then, I get a yen for Asian cuisine and one of my go-to favorites is potstickers. They’re quick.  They’re easy.  And they’re quite versatile.  Golden brown and…

Jan 14


Rosie’s Recipes: Christmas Treats – Mocha Toffee Cashew Bars

When baking Christmas treats, I look for two things – simplicity and deliciousness.  These mocha toffee cashew bars hit both marks easily.

Dec 23


Rosie’s Recipes: Christmas Treats – Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a perennial favorite and Christmas wouldn’t be quite as Christmasy without these cinnamon treats.

Dec 23


Rosie’s Recipes: Christmas Treats! Nut And Berry Bark

For your Christmas baking pleasure, I’d like to share some of my tried and true Christmas recipes.  This nut and berry bark is one of everybody’s favorite Christmas treats.  And…

Dec 16


Rosie’s Recipes: Festive Fare For The Holidays

I’m always on the lookout for Christmas appetizers that will add both a festive touch to the party and tantalize your taste buds.  And I’ve come up with one –…

Dec 9


Rosie’s Recipes: In Praise of Pomegranates

We can all agree that the pomegranate is a lovely fruit, but what does one do with it?  Rosie’s here to help you with that.  I have an appetizer, an…

Nov 15