Category Archives: Favorite Recipes

Pineapple Cream Cheese Ball

Tis the season to whip out the cheese ball recipes and this one has been in my family for decades. My Mom in indiana has made this forever and has given out the recipe to tons of folks. This one is a crowd pleaser and it’s easy, so put this one up on the counter Read more…

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Nora Murphy’s Snowflake Gingerbread Cookies

This is a beautiful recipe from Newtown, Connecticut’s Nora Murphy of Nora Murphy’s Country House. I was fortunate enough to meet Nora in 2014, she was on my show “NYBERG” and we talked about her beautiful historic saltbox home and her career and what brought her to do what she is doing now and that Read more…

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The Cleveland Brown’s Brian Hoyer Loves Roasted Chicken With Vegetables (Recipe)

Big time football agent Joe Linta of Branford asked Brian Hoyer’s wife for a recipe the other day and here’s what he came back to share with all of you. Linta represents Hoyer, Cleveland Brown’s quarterback, and well as a lot of other football greats. It turns out one of Brian’s favorite dishes is Roasted Read more…

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He’s A Football Agent and CT Coach, Here’s Joe Linta’s Chowder Recipe

Joe Linta graciously gave me his recipe for chowder and we thank him so much! Linta is an NFL agent for a ton of guys including Baltimore Raven’s quarterback, Joe Flaco and the Cleveland Brown’s quarterback, Brian Hoyer, that’s just naming a few of the greats  he represents. When he’s not doing his agent thing, he’s Read more…

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L.M. Browning’s Cinnamon Buns

Alright kids, these would be perfect to make to have for Christmas morning in your home. This is the recipe of L.M. Browning who is a Connecticut award winning poet and author and founder of Homebound Publications. Yield: 10-12 Buns | Prep-Time: 2 Hours | Cook Time: 20-25 mins  2 Packages Active Dry Yeast (5 Read more…

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Entertaining For The Holidays? Here’s What I Make

  Here comes the holidays, and this is my secret goodie, this is full proof to serve as an appetizer or to take with you as a hostess gift. Okay so here’s what you do. Go to your favorite grocery store or pizzeria and get some ready-made pizza dough, it’s already weighed out and bagged Read more…

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Favorite Recipe ~ from Michael Buckley ~ Meatloaf

Michael Buckley, Connecticut’s You Tube sensation who developed the  “What The Buck Show” shares his favorite recipe with Network Connecticut. This is really a sweet story. Michael tells me his late neighbor, Toni Zappala lived across the street from him in Meriden. Michael bought the house in which he loves now because  he loved Toni’s daughter Read more…

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Ok, Why Not? Pumpkin Pie Martini

This cocktail should make your Thanksgiving dinner interesting. Step 1) Start by mixing together brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice on a plate. On a separate plate, pour some maple syrup. Dip the rim of your martini glass into the maple syrup then into the spiced sugar. Step 2) Pour in 1 shot glass (1.5 oz) of Read more…

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Favorite Recipes ~ From James Jones ~ Yale University Basketball Coach

From one of the winningest Ivy League basketball coaches in history, Network Connecticut is proud to share a chili recipe from Yale Basketball Coach, James Jones. What is not to love about this, James has even given us his favorite way to serve it. Thanks Coach, now others get to share in your fall-wintery delight! Read more…

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Loving My Roasted Acorn Squash

I don’t know about you, but I love this in the fall, roasted acorn squash. My Mom used to back this in the oven with butter and brown sugar and it was awesome. I came upon this recipe the other day from Rosanna’s Table and thought I would share it because it has cinnamon in Read more…

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