Roasted Beet Salad

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Bacon Rose Bouquet

Firstly, let me apologize for not posting this before Valentine’s Day. I couldn’t very well make it in advance since I was giving it to my husband ....more

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Waffles

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Baked Winter Squash Slices

Delicata squash is something I discovered recently thanks to my local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). It is a long, round heirloom squash with ribbed sides. The think, edible skin is yellow with darker yellow or green stripes ....more

Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

One of the things I love about our winter CSA share is all the root vegetables we get. These hearty vegetables really stand up well to roasting, and the process brings out their natural sweetness ....more

Twice Baked Potatoes

I hope everyone had a fantastic 2012 and is looking forward to a stellar 2013! I have some new content ideas I’m excited to implement this year. Life with a toddler and a newborn doesn’t give me a lot of extra time, but I think I can still squeeze it all in ....more

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

I adapted this recipe from Favorite Brand Names: Gifts from the Christmas Kitchen. It’s a fantastic book with lots of gorgeous photos, yet I keep going back to this one recipe. Someday I’ll get around to trying the others ....more

Penuche Fudge – Brown Sugar At Its Best

It’s confession time! I didn’t actually make the beautiful fudge pictured above ....more

Magic Cookie Bars

This cookie recipe has been around forever. There are infinite variations of it around the Internet, sometimes under different names. My mother-in-law calls them Hello Dolly Bars. I got this version from my aunt at least a couple of decades ago ....more

Shepherd’s Pie

It seems everyone has their own idea of what goes into a Shepherd’s Pie. Some people prefer it with corn, while others prefer carrots. I like mixed vegetables in mine ....more