Beyond the Plate

Happy new year and thank you loyal readers and followers for yet another successful year. Sur le Plat hosted over
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"Cookie is Lifestyle," says Cookie Monster sweetly, and I agree. Cookies are part of my lifestyle and I choose them
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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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Latest Recipes

Curried Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

Katelyn Sonnier is an Ayurvedic Wellness Consultant, and a beautiful and wise soul, who works with those interested in a...

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Caramelized Onion Soup

Onion soup calls to me as the temperatures drop. I like this interpretation that uses a smoky mushroom stock and...

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Red and White Quinoa Salad with Kale and...

Healthy food that tastes good? Red and white quinoa salad with kale and tahini dressing is loaded with protein, crunchy...

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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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