One year when Ben and I were visiting my parents in Michigan, my whole family spent a winter afternoon in the Gaslight Village of downtown East Grand Rapids. There were quaint little shops, ice cream parlors, luxury condos, and then we happened upon a small little bakery. Because we were full from ice cream, no […]
What a busy week so far!! It’s only Tuesday! I have no time to post an actual recipe, but I do want to take the time to share this very yummy treat from Trader Joe’s. These are a seasonal product and I found out about them from a food blog I periodically read. But, once […]
I promised I would post a recipe for these rolls that I brought to our Christmas dinner last weekend. These were SO easy to make! Although they didn’t have the light airy texture that I usually love in bread, they were still very tasty. Leftovers were sent home with the other guests, at request. The […]
I brought this dessert last Saturday to a Christmas party we attended. Our friend, Laura, hosted the dinner at her home. My other dish to bring was rolls, so I’ll post that next. Although I wasn’t too fond of this dessert, others at the party seemed to like it so I felt like I should […]
Thanks to my friend, Emily (who just started a food blog titled Joy of Cooking), dinner tonight was very easy! I used a recipe from her site called Green Chile Beef Empanadas and made a few changes to my tastes. Instead of beef, I used taco flavored shredded chicken (store bought in a tub). It […]
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My sister and I bought new Le Creuset baking dishes on a great sale at Macy’s. They are the first Le Creuset’s I’ve owned, so naturally I was excited to use at least one of them right away. So, before I left work, I searched AllRecipes.com for a quick and easy casserole recipe where I […]
My sister, Angie, also made this cranberry sauce for our Thanksgiving dinner. With mixed fruit included, it’s extremely good!! Ingredients • 1 cup water • 1 cup white sugar • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries • 1 orange, peeled and pureed • 1 apple – peeled, cored and diced • 1 pear – peeled, […]