Mentioning bone broth often elicits thoughts of Nonna, tirelessly working over a hot stove all day long, in the second kitchen in the basement; a giant pot of weird things like bones, chicken feet, and who knows what else, cooking away in front of her. She would make broth at least once a week, as […]
Mac n cheese without the cheese? Blasphemy! This recipe uses butternut squash to mimic the creaminess of cheese, and is easily adapted to gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, paleo, and vegetarian lifestyles. With the right seasonings, you can’t even tell there’s no cheese at all.
Maple flavor is such a staple of fall, and nothing goes better than bacon! This recipe was originally intended to be blondie-style cookie bars, but it turned out much more cake-like, so I went with it and what does maple bacon cake need? Maple frosting of course! The sweet and salty combination is wonderful on […]
Stainless steel pans can seem a little tricky to clean. For those of us that stay away from Teflon coated non-stick pans for health reasons, stainless steel works well, and can be virtually non-stick, if seasoned and used properly. But it is actually a breeze and can be done with water only if you know […]
I’m a big fan of two current trends in home decor: all things nautical, and pallet furniture. In this post I’ll show you how I’ve combined both into a project you can easily complete in a weekend.
I’ll admit it, I’m a lazy gardener. While I do enjoy being out in the garden, and seeing the fruits of my labor, I just don’t have the time to spend hours every day, pulling out every weed, meticulously thinning and pruning plants, or even starting seeds indoors. I prefer to throw seeds in the […]