Beyond the Plate

autumn salad
I perused my recipe archives to create a new look and reinvent some of the traditions of  Thanksgiving dinner for
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MRE Post
There was a time when there was a certain romance associated with the gusty howling winds of a summer hurricane
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I learned early on in my life that one of the many ways to express my love for others was
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Latest Recipes


Angel’s Meatballs

Angel's meatballs made with ground beef, pork and veal will transport you to meatball heaven. Serve with your favorite marinara...

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Balthazar’s Mushroom Soup

Balthazar's mushroom soup is simple and straightforward like much of the food from this famed brasserie. A little onion and...

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Grilled Garlic Shrimp

Grilled garlic shrimp marinated in lemon juice and olive oil with fresh herbs may be just what you are seeking...

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Welcome to My Kitchen!

I love anything associated with food and creating beautiful, eye appealing and tasty meals. I love to use my antique damask linens, heirloom silver, family china, odd wine glasses and pieces from my pottery collection. “Sur le Plat” represents the entire planning process from menu details, going to the market or the grocery, ironing the linens, setting the table, cutting fresh flowers or greenery from the garden, and preparing the fresh ingredients for a meal. It’s about creating an ambience and a story to share with family and friends as we celebrate food together.

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