There is a joke in our house, if I’m making bread that means I need to relieve some stress. It’s true, making traditional bread is hard work and can be used to release some tension while at the same time creating an artisan loaf. To make this bread, you don’t need to wait for a…
When we bought our first house we decided right away that we wanted to do a yearly chili block party to meet all our neighbors and get to know them. We began asking around for the perfect chili recipe. The chili recipe we were looking for needed to be easy and straightforward, with the option…
Who doesn’t love a good cup of hot chocolate on a cold day? We do! Over the years we perfected our hot chocolate recipe to be exactly what we wanted; a rich, chocolatey but not too sweet, hot beverage. Most of the packaged varieties just did not have the deep chocolate flavor and were overpowered…
Cold wintry days beg for soothing, warm drinks to be served. Spices like cinnamon, star anise and cloves are a perfect complement to warm winter drinks and satisfy our need for comfort and warmth.
Cranberries and pecans are a few of my favorite flavors for the fall and wintertime. The flavors of sweet, tart, nutty, and earthy are all packed into fluffy cream based scones which, in my opinion, are perfect for any time of the day, not just breakfast or brunch.
One of my favorite fall flavors from my childhood is pumpkin kasha, as we called it. Back then it was a very basic recipe consisting of a large pumpkin, rice, and milk.
Scones are like a blank canvas that could be transformed into a deliciously beautiful teatime treat by adding various fruits, nuts, extracts, etc.
The smell of homemade biscuits baking on a cold morning is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face! Using cream instead of the traditional butter and buttermilk makes this recipe quicker and easier to pull off on a busy morning giving every morning a perfect start!
The simplest way to make your own pumpkin puree only requires one tough cut in half, then the hard work is done. No peeling and chopping necessary.