I'm in a local moms group and one of our newest activities is a freezer meal swap. Last week, we had our first swap and it has been awesome to have ready-made homemade dinners waiting in my freezer. ... View Post about Vegetarian Polenta Casserole (Freezer Meal Recipe)
Recipes & Canning
Sometimes I cook (bake) things that are so good it’s worth sharing the recipe. Here's a look at all things recipe related, from most-recent to those way back in the past. To view recipes sorted by type of recipe, visit the recipes page.
Last Thursday, Nora turned four and a half. Looking at this picture, I can't help but think how wise she is -- some of the things she says to me are just amazing, and I wonder how can she only be 4 ... View Post about Rhubarb Cupcakes + Nora is 4 1/2!
One of the less realized impacts of Chris' crazy schedule back in Wyoming was that we had moved away from cooking and eating big breakfasts together as a family. Since we never had dinner together on ... View Post about Chocolate Whole-Wheat Waffles
Today is Chris' birthday. When I asked him what kind of cake he wanted, he said he wanted a salad. So this is what we made him... Salad cake! Happy birthday to my wonderful, kind, and ... View Post about Chris’ Birthday Cake + Marshmallow Fondant Recipe
I am in love with our new kitchen. It's light and bright. It's big and spacious. It's the first kitchen we have ever had that actually fits every one of our appliances, kitchen tools and cooking ... View Post about Buttermilk Biscuits + Our Lovely New Kitchen
We are out having lots of Fourth of July fun, (here's a sneak peek) but I thought I might actually plan ahead and have a blog post appear anyway. (Imagine that!) This delicious little cupcake is ... View Post about Red, White, and Blue Double Strawberry Shortcakes
Today was the first full day Chris had off in months. We slept in, ate pancakes at 10:30, then met the inspector at our almost new house (all's well on that front), and spent a bunch of time together ... View Post about Blueberry Lemon Cream Pie
If you're nerdy like me, there is only one way to celebrate March 14th, a.k.a. ∏ day. And that's with a delicious homemade pie, of course. I almost baked a "healthier" fruit pie (the kind that ... View Post about Chocolate Velvet 3.14 (Pie)
I am so, so, so close to finishing a couple websites, it is killing me. So instead of sitting around staring at my email box, I decided to make myself useful and make cookies. The kind of cookies ... View Post about Peppermint Fudge Cookies
Apparently I'm making up for lost time (and proving just how obsessed with soup I am) because I have not only another recipe to share this week, but another soup recipe. What can I ... View Post about Cranberry Wild Rice Soup
Rainy fall weather means I can pull out my stock pot and cook up giant batches of soups and stews without looking like a crazy person who would happily eat a bowl of piping hot whatever all ... View Post about Cashew Chili (and Baked Sweet Potatoes)
One of my favorite things about summer's abundance is making up for our fruit-starved winters with fruit overload. Though Nantucket doesn't have the same local variety that comes with ... View Post about Strawberry Syrup