Arugula Sweet Goat Cheese Salad

With a creamy vinaigrette dressing, this Sweetened Goat Cheese Arugula Salad adds dried cranberries and pecans for maximum flavor.With a creamy vinaigrette dressing, this Sweetened Goat Cheese Arugula Salad adds cranberries and pecans for maximum flavor.

Between the Black Lives Matter protests and the Covid fallout, it’s hard to believe that life will ever be normal again. While I am hopeful for long term positive change (better accountability, real action plans, improved health care?), I know that having short term positive moments is important too.  Read more


Cheese Burek with Puff Pastry

Like a cheese-filled turnover, or spinach-free spanakopita, a cheese burek is a tasty dinner or snack and easy to make using frozen puff pastry.
Like a cheese-filled turnover or spinach-free spanakopita, a cheese burek is a tasty dinner or snack and easy to make using frozen puff pastry.

It was a treat I remembered from my youth. Back in the cunchy granola 70s, celebrating everything ethnic was “in.” One of the highlights of the year was Milwaukee’s International Folk Fair, full of food, dance and culture–the largest event of its kind in the country. Read more



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