Winter Fruit Tray – a Simple Holiday Dessert

Dessert will be fresh and easy when you serve a Winter Fruit Tray, laden with seasonal fruit. Follow these serving tips to make it simple for your guests. Remember last week when I said that food doesn’t have to be so complicated. Food is food. And while it’s nice to spend time preparing a lavish […]

Cranberry Orange Scones to Bake Someone Happy

Bake someone happy with these easy Cranberry Orange Scones. In this cranberry orange scones recipe, there are sweet cranberries, orange zest, and whole wheat pastry flour, not to mention ample butter, make for a divine weekend treat! Scones are kind of my thing. I can’t remember ever having them as a child, but once I […]

Asian Cabbage Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges

Keep your cool with this easy Asian Cabbage Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges. It’s delicious as well as very make-ahead! I confess, I’ve been a little lazy this summer. I’ve leaned on make-ahead salads quite a bit. And you know what? I’m not sorry one bit. They’ve tasted great! Plus, they’ve been easy to send […]

Orange Cinnamon Rolls

These Orange Cinnamon Rolls are so delicious for breakfast or brunch. The orange zest and vanilla extract give the rolls a Creamsicle-type boost.

Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bake someone happy with these delicious chocolate chip cookies scented with orange zest. Years ago I dove head-first into the world of couponing. We were deep in debt. Coupon deals were just starting to become more prevalent. The recession was strong. And I became a coupon junky. Our grocery budget was $400/month to feed 7 […]

What in the World Are Pea Tendrils? (Recipe: Orange and Avocado Salad with Pea Tendrils)

Pea tendrils are a delightful taste of spring and a great way to use the thinnings from your pea patch. Early in the month, I instant messaged a friend the following: i have weird vegetables coming out my ears: kale, collard greens, pea tendrils, and arugula flowers Yes, indeed, those four cultivars were not things […]

Salad with Chicken, Oranges, Feta & Almonds

salad in white bowl with chicken and orange slices