Black Bean Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing

Have you ever had favorite recipes fall off the radar screen? Every once in awhile […]

A brief word about cookie sheets

This is important and warrants its own post. If at all possible, bake your cookies […]

Does the language of love = the language of food?

Have you ever noticed that we often use food language when we’re speaking lovingly and […]

Kids in the kitchen: Following Directions

Somehow we ended up with a couple of packages of jello from somewhere. I don’t […]

Guacamole–another summer treat

With the weather hot and not conducive to hot kitchen activities, we’re always on the […]

Heat-Wave Salad

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it is HOT here. If I […]

Why we need sisters:

The following conversation illustrates why sisters are important when it comes to food: Laura: Is […]

Hors d’oevres…who needs anything else?

Dinner tonight evolved into ALL hors d’oevres. Ah….delicious. I made homemade pesto today so we […]

Homemade Pesto anyone?

This morning we made our weekly pilgrimage to the local farmers market….ah, the sounds and […]

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A word about grilled garlic

Some things I just need to have on hand. Always. No matter what. Whole grilled […]

Garlic and Asiago Cheese Bread

I may be 100% Dutch, but in my heart I’m Italian. At least, garlic runs […]

Fresh Apple Cake: a classic recipe

We talk about Nate’s chocolate cake as our favorite cake in the world. BUT. It’s […]

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Homemade chocolate cake made from scratch

This is the BEST homemade chocolate cake I’ve ever eaten. My son Nate makes it […]


I currently have a 15 year old boy staying in my house, who belongs to […]

Thai chicken wraps

I can’t remember at the moment if Barb has already posted these, but I made […]

Cookie Brittle: the quickest cookies ever

Years ago, my dear loopy friend Judy passed along this recipe and we’ve been making […]

Homemade granola

Today my sister-in-law reminded me that I needed to write out my recipe for homemade […]

Homemade Granola

Peach Blueberry Pie

Fresh fruit pie in all its glory. As you can see, there is some crust-slump […]

Clean-out-the-fridge Marinades

Meat on the grill is almost always better when it’s been marinating for a few […]