Casa Don Alfonso

2023-05-30T14:33:41+00:00May 29th, 2023|Reviews, St. Louis| When I want to feel getting a taste of Italy, I take myself to Casa Don Alfonso at the Ritz Carlton, in Clayton, Missouri. You get that European feeling with the cascading wisteria chandelier sculptures, hand-painted tile in the open kitchen, and lavender accents. The food is inspired by Mario Iaccarino's childhood in Southern Italy. The service is superb.

House of Omelets

2023-05-07T22:01:01+00:00May 7th, 2023|Reviews, Southwest Florida|

    House of Omelets House of Omelets with 3 locations in Southwest Florida is like a well-oiled machine. Diners may be lined up outside to get in, but the wait isn't very long. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. It's got that New York kind of diner

Union & Fitch

2021-07-08T20:06:49+00:00July 8th, 2021|Other Locations, Reviews|

It was our first visit to Allentown, PA and we were looking for a good spot for breakfast and spotted a cute corner bistro called Union & Finch. It did not disappoint. Located at 1528 West Union Street. The menu is a blend of home cooked favorites with a twist of the unusual. We were there for brunch. We had

Cheese Soufflé

2018-11-06T22:04:03+00:00October 28th, 2018|Recipes|

Cheese Soufflé


  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Dry Mustard
  • Dash Cayenne Red Pepper
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 3 Eggs, Separated
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese, Shredded


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Butter 4-cup soufflé dish. 

  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Blend in flour and seasonings. Cook over low heat until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.

  4. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese until melted. Remove from heat.

  5. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff; set aside.

  6. Beat egg yolks until lemon colored. Stir into cheese mixture.

  7. Stir half of the egg whites into cheese mixture. 

  8. Gently fold mixture into remaining egg whites.

  9. Carefully pour into prepared soufflé dish.

  10. Bake 50 to 60 minutes.

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