How to Core an Apple

It is apple season, and Pinterest is exploding with recipes. Apples are wonderful, but they have that crazy core, which can make prepping apples for recipes take forever. I don't have room for a big apple corer&dmash;but I do have something hidden in ...more

10 Great Gift Ideas for Cooks

Every year, as I write down my Christmas list for my husband to peruse, most of the items I ask for are gadgets and small appliances for our kitchen. What can I say? I love cooking! And, cooking is always better when you have the right tool to use. ...more

Homemade Fruit Leather

The first time I heard the words "fruit leather," the images that appeared in my mind weren't all that appetizing. When I found out that fruit leather is essentially the non-trademarked term for Fruit Roll-Ups, the bad images were replaced with good ...more

A Guide to Cooking Turnips

Michelle Obama gave one of the lowliest of veggies a place in the sun yesterday with an adorable Vine of herself holding a turnip and dancing to a healthy version of DJ Snake and rapper Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What."  ...more

Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

A Glorious Christmas Tradition: Chocolate Berry Cake and Magic Bowl

When I was little girl, my mum baked a lovely cake the day that we put up the Christmas tree at home. She continued this tradition from my childhood to this day. It's the most magical part of the holiday. Every year, Mum and I plan the day we were to spend together, baking, decorating the tree, and writing our wishes—which is another tradition in our family. ...more

Make The Grinch's Who Hash and Delight Your Family

If you can't get the little chompers to down some leftover corned beef around Christmastime, this should do the trick. Print out the cool Who Hash label I've designed up, stick it on a container, pop out a green tablecloth, and serve 'em up, Dr. Seuss style. ...more
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12 Incredibly Creative Latke Recipes to Try

These recipes all tweak the traditional recipes. They either lighten them up and go gluten free, or they swap out potatoes for sweet potatoes, or they run wild with ideas for for rainbow latkes, latke nachos, poutine latkes, kimchi quesadilla latkes and chicken waffle latkes. Which one would you make? ...more
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NEEDS INTRO AND CLOSING what does it mean to biblically love...

Slightly adapted from Self Confrontation, A Manual for In-Depth Biblical Discipleship by The Biblical Counseling Foundation and John C. Broger. This means even when you feel like really explaining or expressing yourself, even when it's welling up inside out you, ready to burst, you are patient ....more

Let’s Talk about The Einkorn Cookbook

It technically released over two weeks ago, but here we are, finally, bringing you a post of updates about the book. First thing: There were some shipping delays. A bunch of you who preordered books got yours before Thanksgiving, and another bunch of you waited until last week ....more

Vegan Holiday Main Dish: Mushroom-Chickpea Tart

This Mushroom-Sage-Hazelnut-Chickpea Tart is your vegan main dish for your holiday season dinner. Christmas-approved recipe. The number one question I have been getting lately is "Kathy! ...more

a year of us | day 39

day 39 I had errands and holiday shopping to do downtown so I listened to Serial while popping in and out of stores. I walked by the art gallery and saw the latest exhibit in the window: dried flowers tied up in bundles and hanging by strings, flower bundles set out on a tall butcher block, along with petals scattered on the floor. I stopped to get a closer look just as a twenty-something couple walked by ....more

Bananas Foster Coffee Cake

Bananas Foster for breakfast. Sounds great, doesn’t it? And it is ....more

Saturday Night Fever #65

Happy Saturday, friends! Has your week been crazy busy? Yesterday was my hubby’s work holiday party, for which we cooked a huge turkey, smoked a 19-pound pork butt, made multiple sides, baked cookies, decorated the venue, etc ....more

Saturday Night Fever #65 Christmas Treats

Saturday Night Fever is a link party for other food bloggers to share their recipes. ...more

Product Review: SousVide Supreme

As many of you know, I have had the privilege to play around with a new SousVide Supreme water bath over the last couple of months! I have worked in many fine-dining restaurants that use sous-vide to cook proteins for … Continue reading → ...more

Gingerbread Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Lots of good things happen when you mash... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...more

Day 12: Flourless Monster Cookies

Day 12: Flourless Monster Cookies. I just finished up making all of my dough for next week’s holiday baking. This is the first year that I’ve done it in my apartment (usually, I prepare and bake everything at my parent’s house, where they have ample counter space and a double oven) ....more