shot of an unbaked Flaky Pie Crust with a rolling pin

Easy Flaky Pie Crust

Who doesn’t like a delicious Flaky Pie Crust, especially one that’s easy to prepare? I love pie, probably even more than I love cake for dessert. I’ve spent numerous hours in my kitchen, experimenting with various ingredient combinations and methods to create the “perfect” pie crust. And for me, the perfect pie crust is one… Read more »

Individual roasted root vegetable pot pie in a tan baking dish

Roasted Root Vegetable Pot Pie

Roasted Root Vegetable Pot Pie is comfort food at its best! Carrots, turnips and celery root are roasted, combined with caramelized shallots and fresh herbs, tossed in a creamy Parmesan sauce and then topped with puff pastry. As a fan of all root vegetables, I love to make my Roasted Root Vegetable Pot Pie on… Read more »

Fresh or canned pumpkin? I’m a fan of the can!

November 15, 2013

With the hubbub of the holiday season, busy cooks want to know…is fresh or canned pumpkin the way to go? In a lot of cases, I advocate for fresh herbs and veggies. But, when it comes to pumpkin – I’m a fan of the can. Sure, you can go to the trouble of cutting, cleaning,… Read more »

Lee Clayton Roper

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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