I confess it: I’ve developed a smoothie habit. I have found it’s more pleasant to drink a fruity yogurt concoction than it is for me to eat that same yogurt and fruit in a bowl. I’ve learned that commercial smoothies are far,
Welcome to #Choctoberfest 2018, a blogger celebration of all things chocolate. This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. I am joining forces with over 100 other bloggers from around the world to post delicious chocolate recipes. Every day,
Now that cool weather has arrived, it’s time to work on apples. Local orchards have bushels of fruit begging for my attention. I put up applesauce every year: it stores well, can be used in lots of ways, and is surprisingly easy.
I use tomato paste all the time. Sometimes I need up to half a cup, sometimes just a little bit. When I make my own, I can store it in the sizes I tend to need most, so I have no more partly used cans in the fridge.
Once in a while, I get a complete surprise in the kitchen. As I’ve accumulated experience, this happens less often, but it does happen, and so it was this week. Against all my expectations, I learned how to produce rare roast beef from the Instant Pot!
This past spring, my husband and I embarked on a vacation voyage with Viking River Cruises. The food they served was simply marvelous, and I’ve been trying to recreate some of those flavors ever since. This carrot ginger soup is an example.
Bagels are always a favorite in my house. Fortunately there’s a good bagel source nearby, so we often have them on hand. We also like to keep something we affectionally call “salmon glop” – a smoked salmon spread spiked with lemon and dill.
If you’re invited to a cookout, you’re probably going to bring something to share. And if you’re going to bring something, why not make it something that’s easy to make ahead of time and can be served right from the fridge,
Yes, it’s possible to go beyond toast! I made a honey butter pie crust, betting that it would work out well – and it sure did. #CookoutWeek 2018 is a group effort among bloggers. Sponsors help us with this week,
#CookoutWeek 2018 is here! During this week, I am joining over 50 of my blogger friends to celebrate summer by posting delicious cookout-themed recipes. If you love grilling, frozen treats, picnics, berries, s’mores, campfire meals, and other summer goodies… you are in the right place!