Gluten-free Brownies

I’ve always got my eye out for recipes for homemade gluten-free treats, especially recipes that […]

Gluten-free Walnut Brownie

Crunchy Toasted Chickpeas

I’m always looking for better ways to make crunchy, salty snacks and I promise, this […]

Crunchy toasted chick peas

Our Summer Faves

It’s that time of year again…yes, the back-t0-school, end-of-the-summer, what-do-I-do-with-all-this-great-produce?  time of year! I love […]

Future salsa at the watauga Farmer's Market

Grab-and-Go Miniature Lasagnas

  Homemade lasagna is one of our favorite meals and our love for the dish […]

Grab-and-go lasagna

How to Make a Single Brownie in One Minute!

Okay, this is a cool and very dangerous little recipe. Just warning you! This recipe […]

1 minute brownie with Butter Pecan Ice cream

Spicy Broccoli Chicken Stir-fry

We’ve reached that point in our summer when all my adventuring kids start wandering home, […]

Spicy Broccoli Chicken Stir-fry

So what’s the deal with Duck Eggs?

  We need to talk about duck eggs. Years ago I discovered duck eggs and […]

Duck eggs make a huge difference in baking at high altitude

Introducing “Cut it OUT!”

We want to introduce you to a dear friend: Kate Megill. Kate is one of […]

In Which We Confess to Being Serious Rick Bayless Groupies

All right, I’ll confess. We are shamelessly besotted with Rick Bayless, television chef. Actually, to […]

Two types of Ceviche recipes from Rick Bayless

Spinach and Shrimp: a Light Summer Supper

We’ve been having some beastly hot weather lately and I’ve been on the hunt for […]

Shrimp and Spinach, garnished with Parmesan, Pine nuts, and bacon crumbles

A Few of Our Favorite Foodies

Are cookbooks obsolete? Some days it kind of feels like it! I’m not ready to […]

Stack of Cookbooks

So is it Avocado Salsa or Guacamole?

Avocado Salsa or Guacamole? It’s been quite the debate around here lately. To tell the […]

Homemade Avocada Salsa or Guacamole

Where to Eat on Vacation: North Carolina’s High Country

Laura’s post on what to eat when you’re vacationing in California’s Sierra Nevada got me […]

Menu for Mint (Indian Restaurant)

Friday Favorites: Picnic Foods

I love Friday evenings during the summer. Every Friday, we pack a picnic dinner and […]

Homemade Cheese Crackers, Regular and Gluten-free

  Cheezits™ cheese crackers are my guilty pleasure. I know they’re loaded with sodium, fat, […]

Cheese crackers like homemade Cheezits

Where to eat on vacation: California’s Sierra Nevada

One of the pressing concerns for summer-time eats is “Where do we eat while we’re […]

Tuolumne River Picnic Spot

Homemade Crispy Gluten-free Rice Crackers

This week we’re venturing into the brand new territory of homemade crackers. I thought I’d […]

Crispy Gluten-Free Homemade Rice Crackers with cheese