When the temps heat up, the last thing you want to do is heat up your kitchen. This summer you’ll love these no-bake desserts.
Salads never need to be boring, especially when you top them with your favorite flavor combinations. Curried chicken and apple make a great combo.
Meet the world’s largest popover! Remember that recipe book I told you I made for my family many Christmases ago? One of the mystery recipes in there was a recipe for Oven Pancake. I never remembered my mom having made it, but it sounded interesting 15 years ago when I was rifling through her recipe […]
Apple season is upon us! It’s my favorite time of year, especially when I’ve got 44 POUNDS of apples fresh from the orchard. When I was a very young mom, my little guy — the one who’s now 16 — and I would drive down this windy, tree-lined canyon to the apple farm. We’d buy […]
Welcome guests with some goodies! These snacks are quick, easy, and just a little bit elegant. Last week I had the opportunity of welcoming two very favorite people into my home. My littles and I headed down to the airport to pick up Stephanie and Amy. On the way home we stopped at the French […]
A home juice extractor can make it quick and easy to make homemade juices from fresh fruit and vegetables. If you’ve been following my small kitchen appliance reviews, you have caught on by now that I’m far from being a minimalist in the kitchen. I like my gadgets. Better yet, I like having the right […]
Freezing smooth, homemade applesauce in an ice cream maker creates the simplest apple sorbet. Years ago, hubby and I visited a restaurant in Paris that we remember to this day. We were dating at the time and had done the Let’s Go France – budget thing for six weeks. On this last night before he […]
Stock up on apples when you see a great price, generally under a buck per pound. Then do great and tasty things with those apples. So, I’ve bought a lot of apples so far this season. 50 pounds and counting. At this time next week, I’ll be up to 70 and I’m not sure when […]
Homemade applesauce and frozen puff pastry come together for an easy apple turnover that will wow your friends and family. Frozen puff pastry is one of my friends. It doesn’t visit very often, but when it does, we have a party. It’s so easy to work with and results in such fun and tasty baked […]
Apples cook in the oven with brown sugar and spices, making for an easy delicious breakfast or dessert compote. I’m on this little mission to make our meal prep easier and quicker. I love the process of cooking, but some days are just crazy with homeschooling (FIVE students this year), running kids to piano or […]