Stories by Rosie Hawthorne

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

Rosie’s Recipes: Ringing in the Red Bells of October

The bell pepper plants (Capsicum annuum) in my garden are now producing the best and sweetest peppers of their growing season – the mature, fully ripened red peppers.  All peppers,…

Oct 22

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Using Your Noodle – Soba Noodles

  Sometimes in the simplest dishes, we find the most complex flavors. Such is the case with soba noodles.  Soba noodles, a staple of Japanese cooking, are made from buckwheat,…

Sep 21

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: A Taste of Summer

You know it’s summer when your kitchen counters are covered with vine-ripened tomatoes freshly picked from your garden.  You’ve waited all year for this. You’ve suffered through those tasteless, insipid,…

Aug 17

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Marvelous Mahi

One of the perks of living where we do is our access to some of the best seafood in the world.  My son recently went deep-sea fishing and came back…

Jul 21