Making your own candied ginger is simple. And adding a citrus peel to the mix, like I did with lemon can add zing and heat to any dish.
An Inauguration Like None other – A Turkey Like None Other
As our way to celebrate the Inauguration (for some celebration for others a dismal day) we popped the champagne we’d bought for New Year’s and I roasted a turkey with citrus stuffing. This one is definitely a keeper recipe… and maybe be the perfect “summer” turkey if things keep going in the direction they are with the pandemic.
The Magic Skirt and the Multi-purpose Chickpea
Looking for a quick and healthy snack, that replaces things like chips, nuts, and pretzels? Want a use for those cans of chickpeas you bought when it felt like the world was shutting down. This recipe is easy, tasty, and healthy. And I share some funny babysitting stories too!
The Best Laid Plans – Our Non-Trip to Castle Hill and a Seared Steak with Mushroom Basil Cream Sauce
When plans don’t go according to plan, we make the best of it. New hiking boots and an incredible steak and mushroom sauce dinner replaced our trip to Castle Hill last night. It was a good evening after all!
Crusty Bread Perfect for a Rainy Day
Sometimes you want the deliciousness of homemade bread without all the work. This recipe requires only one rise, 6 ingredients, and no kneading! Plus you can bake just one and freeze the dough for another day! Why not give it a try the next time the desire for soup and crusty bread with butter comes haunting you?
A Most Colorful Soup – Winter Cabbage and Salami
Looking for a filling and flavorful winter soup? Why not be brave and try this purple soup, made with purple cabbage, mushrooms, carrots. Thick, creamy and filled with wintery goodness after a long walk outside.