I hope everyone had a fantastic 2012 and is looking forward to a stellar 2013! I have some new content ideas I’m excited to implement this year. Life with a toddler and a newborn doesn’t give me a lot of extra time, but I think I can still squeeze it all in. Continue Reading →
I adapted this recipe from Favorite Brand Names: Gifts from the Christmas Kitchen. It’s a fantastic book with lots of gorgeous photos, yet I keep going back to this one recipe. Someday I’ll get around to trying the others. Meanwhile join me in falling in love with this recipe. Continue Reading →
It’s confession time! I didn’t actually make the beautiful fudge pictured above. It’s one of my mom’s specialties, so I asked if she’d whip up a batch for me and let me post the recipe this week. I’m still adjusting to being a mom of two and recovering from my latest c-section, so she was kind enough to oblige. Aren’t moms great? Continue Reading →
This cookie recipe has been around forever. There are infinite variations of it around the Internet, sometimes under different names. My mother-in-law calls them Hello Dolly Bars. I got this version from my aunt at least a couple of decades ago. I debated posting yet another incarnation until a friend asked me recently for the recipe.
It seems everyone has their own idea of what goes into a Shepherd’s Pie. Some people prefer it with corn, while others prefer carrots. I like mixed vegetables in mine. Some like to add a gravy base to the meat filling, while others leave it dry. Mine is somewhere in-between. Continue Reading →