candied carrots to die for

candied carrots to die for

The humble carrot becomes a rock star when you turn it into candy! A little maple syrup and dijon mustard and you have a vegetable dish that even your kids will be lining up for. I love the autumn. Cozy … Continue reading

it’s kind of awesome

it’s kind of awesome

In two sleeps, my daughters and their partners will be home. You know the old adage ‘I’m not losing a daughter; I’m gaining a son’… The boys bring a whole new dynamic to our family, particularly for Ralph. He loves … Continue reading

ribs, ribs, ribs and the sauce

ribs, ribs, ribs and the sauce

I’m committing blog crime! Without giving you time to recover from my root beer barbecue sauce – you might actually be licking your fingers as I type – I am sharing what has become my new favorite rib sauce. The … Continue reading

vegan chocolate avocado mousse

vegan chocolate avocado mousse

When Sandy Awari messaged me about participating in the 2013 Avocados From Mexico blogger campaign, I knew that I wanted to make something different –  but what? I happened to mention my challenge at our last book club meeting and found exactly … Continue reading

maple marshmallows

maple marshmallows

I loved the reaction I got this week when I told the kids that I had made them homemade marshmallows. “Really – you can make marshmallows?” Keep in mind that these kids grew up with a mom who made everything. … Continue reading