I love aligning my cooking with the weather. When it’s January and the days are cold, I enjoy a hot meal at the end of the day. Even better than a hot meal is one that has been simmering all day long. After a day of work, it is nice Continue reading “Vegetable vegetarian soup”
What better way to spend a chilly weekend morning than making homemade bread? Since this is a quick bread recipe, you won’t have to wait through cycles of rising, punching down and more rising. Just mix, bake, and cool for a few minutes.
This bread recipe more than likely includes Continue reading “Cinnamon marbled quick bread”
This bread is a deliciously indulgent way to end 2022. It’s a fairly simple recipe but does require a little bit of attention to detail.
The most important ingredient in this recipe is the bread. Although it’s going to be coated in butter and stuffed with cheese, the bread is Continue reading “Cheesy pull-apart bread”
I am back to thinking about snacks again this week. Why not? December is basically a month-long eating festival.
In the world of snacking, although charcuterie boards are ever so popular, sometimes it is nice to offer just one type of cheese and cracker. However, you can elevate that pairing Continue reading “Apple cranberry compote”
I know we are deep into the season of snacking, and yet I am sharing a soup recipe. There is some reasoning behind this. If you have a free evening or weekend afternoon at home, you might be craving a healthier dish that is also easy to make. This recipe Continue reading “Slightly sweet butternut squash soup”
Another weekend, another social gathering, right? If it is an at-home occasion, you may need to bring an appetizer to share. Since we are all busy hustling and bustling, why not bring a homemade snack that is simple yet addictively delicious?
This recipe is a play on the ’80s classic Continue reading “Raspberry jalapeño spread”
Over the next month, odds are likely that you will be hosting or attending a gathering where you are requested to bring an appetizer to share. There are bound to be an assortment of dips and charcuterie trays. Why not make something simple, different and utterly memorable? Let me introduce Continue reading “Rosemary Mixed Nuts”
Welcome to eating season! I’m embracing it wholeheartedly with this cookie recipe. Who doesn’t want to bake cookies with cold weather and dark afternoons? There’s nothing like some freshly baked cookies to make the evening brighter.
Although I am a fan of traditional sugar cookies, where you roll out the Continue reading “Soft sugar cookies”
Applesauce is one of my favorite easily made dishes. On a weekend afternoon, the smell of simmering apples adds warmth to a chilly day.
This is a simple recipe, which gives you the ability to adjust it to your palate. The most important decision is the type of apple you Continue reading “Homemade applesauce”
It is almost “eating season”, which is what I call the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. It seems that every weekend, as well as a good number of weekdays, is filled with food-centric events. While it’s fun to indulge, I also try to keep things healthy. All that being Continue reading “Apple parfait”