Lemon Daffodil Torte

Last summer I had this lemon torte at a dessert for the women in our […]

First bread

My younger son is not quite 5 yet, but is a kindergartener in our homeschool.  […]

Salvaging an Oops=a new recipe!

Last week Nate set out to make chocolate chip cookies. We had our palates set […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie — Michael’s Favorite

If you ask my youngest son, Michael, what his favorite food in the universe is, […]

Pot roast pot pie ready to bake

What Makes Food Taste Good?

There’s more to good-tasting food than great flavors. There’s more than fresh, quality ingredients or […]

Perfect Pumpkin Bread

Laura and I have referred frequently to certain foods that “only our mom makes right.” […]

In the company of pumpkins at the Farmer's Market

A note on Christmas food gifts

I know, I know! It’s only September…WAY too early to be thinking about Christmas. My […]

A call for recipes: everything fresh pumpkin

As we’ve been talking, Barb and I, we’ve agreed that we may have changed our […]

Already I’ve fallen behind in my introductions….

Sorry! It’s been a busy weekend. Today I’d like to introduce Alanna Kellogg of A […]

Revisiting the Apple Butter question

I want to make this a separate post on apple butter for two reasons. First, […]

What an apple-y day! Sauce, butter, pies, dehydrated “chips”

Remember that post about ugly apples? Well, yesterday, we had the opportunity to go DEEP […]

Apple Cinnamon Baked French Toast

This recipe has a story–as many of my recipes do. When I was in my […]

Seasonal special: Braided Pear Bread!

So after the success of the walnut cinnamon squirrel bread, I wasn’t displeased this morning […]

Walnut 10-grain cinnamon squirrel bread

I hate to throw good food away. So the other morning, when my son did […]

Vegetable Soup: the art of homemade soup

I didn’t know it as a child but I know it now: soupmaking is an […]

Another introduction

I’d like to introduce another cooking blog today. Kate has been looking at My Sister’s […]

Applesauce Butterscotch Coffee Cake

When I was a first-grader I walked to school every day with June Roubos who […]

Tuna Noodle Casserole – More Comfort Food

Tonight I’m making tuna casserole. This is another quintessential comfort food that, I hate to […]

I’d like to introduce you….

I’d like to start introducing you to some of the really excellent food/cooking blogs that […]