Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more
SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more
My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more
Winter is officially here! Last week, I declared that December is Winter Squash Month over here at Meatless Mondays, and I've found another very interesting butternut squash recipe that I bet you'll like.
This Cozy Harvest Risotto from ...more
Not only are these mashed potato waffles delicious and SO easy to make, but they're a great use of leftover holiday mashed potatoes. And you can use this technique all year round! Mashed potatoes aren't just for the holidays. We like to indulge in their buttery goodness as often as possible!
Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around after the holidays, right?), here is how we did it.
Homemade eggnog has a habit of disappearing -- in a flash! -- but cartons of the store-bought grocery-store eggnog seem to hang around forever and ever, before finally getting dumped down the drain. No need to waste eggnog, however. Here are eight recipes to help use up leftover eggnog.
Image: Courtesy of Kirbie’s Cravings
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
I eat a lot of hummus. Nearly all of it is homemade. In fact, I pretty much always have at least one batch of homemade hummus stashed away in the fridge, along with all of your basic hummus ingredients ....more
If you are anything like me, you’ve probably done a tremendous amount of cooking in the last few days and now you can’t possibly face the kitchen for a while. Well…fear... [[ This is a content summary only ....more
Time for my annual lookback, where I review your favorite recipes and my favorite recipes. Ready for it? Here goes:Readers’ Favorite Recipes of 2014The following recipes are YOUR favorites from the year — that is, the most viewed recipes of mine from the last year ....more
If you're following Whistles & Clovers on Facebook (which, if you're not... then what are you waiting for? Click here!), then you know I put a "heads up" status about the awesome Piperlime sale going on right now. ....more
---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Slow Cooker Tomato Ravioli Soup --- Well, we made it to the other side of almost all the holidays (I know, I know, New Year's Eve)...are we tired yet? Happily, merrily, deliciously tired? Are we wishing that somehow dinner would magically cook itself, and that it would be full of warm, tomatoey, cheesy goodness? ...more