lemon & blackberry goat cheese tart

i do not remember every birthday but i remember a few.1992. aged six. i wore a black and white checked jumper and leaned back in my chair at my grandmother's house in des moines, iowa. the house was surrounded by woods, dark and heavy as a thicket. i remember white cake. candles....more

Baked Apple Chips

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/baked-apple-chips/You may have noticed something new – you may have noticed something yellow. It may have been in the logo of Fit Foodie Runs, just maybe.Out of all the emails I receive (and please keep them coming, I love reading your comments) I noticed the majority have to do with cooking healthy meals for their families....more

Cookie-Date-Chocolate bars

First, welcome, I guess, to my food blog.  Yay.    ...more

Eggs in Purgatory

Eggs in what? I’m not really sure what Marinara Sauce and Purgatory have to do with one another, but I do know this dish is delicious. I make this at least twice a month. It’s the perfect, I’m craving pasta but don’t want to over do it, weeknight meal. Simple ingredients, simple instructions. Dinner in 7 minutes. I give you Eggs in Purgatory....more
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Vanilla Spiced Zucchini Batter Bread

Tonight's dinner is corn and poblano lasagna. Zucchini is a required ingredient, so before B got in the kitchen to tackle the prep for our evening meal, I snuck in and used what he didn't need to make some bread! Before I share the recipe for this yumminess, may I ask you a question? Is the term "batter bread" redundant in the instance of the title of this post? ...more

My Language of Love - I Cook and I Bake.

My daughter returned to college for her sophomore year this week.  A few days before we drove the ten hours to her campus, I began to fret.  Had I made enough of her favorite meals this summer? This worry, of course, was just a metaphor of my real thoughts: Have I spent enough time with her?  Have I done enough for her? Have I taught her well enough how to live on her own? Can I come to terms that my "little girl" no longer really lives at home?  ...more

Pizza Style Stuffed Bread Roll


S'mores decorated cookie

Do you love S'mores? I do!! This photo tutorial will guide you to decorated a S'more Cookie. http://milgrageas.blogspot.com/2014/09/did-you-say-sophomores-or-smores.html...more

Autumn Wedding Cookies

Over the past few years I have been fortunate to meet some amazing people through social networking. Last January I become friendly with a wonderful lady on Pinterest, she asked me if I would create all the confections for an Autumn wedding. She wanted a dessert; I’m not just talking about the traditional desert table with a wedding cake and some after dinner treats....more
Your sugar work is wonderful!more

Pumpkin Shortbread Cookies

Day 2! On Monday I posted my new favorite pumpkin butter recipe. That pumpkin butter came in handy with what I wanted to do next.I spent most of August thinking about what sort of recipes I wanted to do this year. One was a shortbread cookie…but I’ve never seen a pumpkin shortbread cookie. There’s a good reason for that....more