Breads & Muffins · Recipes

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

You know what’s funny?  I posted my recipe for Pumpkin Gingerbread on September 30, 2016.  Four short years ago, that was early for a pumpkin recipe. I was thinking, “Ooooo, I’ll get this in early and people will be excited.”  Oh how times have changed.  Fall starts earlier every year doesn’t it?  In stores, Halloween… Continue reading Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Breakfast & Brunch · Recipes

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats (Overnight)

How is your Back-to-School menu planning going? We have already tweaked ours a bit. One example: leftovers are always an acceptable substitute for any meal listed on the “plan.” To be reminded of all the benefits of the weekly meal plan check out my previous post. Here is a blank one if you want to… Continue reading Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats (Overnight)

Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Roasted Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts: The best side dish ever

I don’t usually like to toot my own horn or exaggerate BUT… I think I might have created the greatest side dish of all time.  I love potatoes, all potatoes in any form.  I do not love Brussels sprouts but I keep on trying.  And everyone loves bacon.  To steal from my best friend’s brother,… Continue reading Roasted Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts: The best side dish ever

Desserts · Recipes

Pear Tarts … not everyone likes pie!

Hello Friends, It is a busy and exciting time around here. I have my first book signing in a few days and two more in early December. It is fun planning the menus and I can’t wait to talk to everyone about food! We are now through the first full week of November. I don’t… Continue reading Pear Tarts … not everyone likes pie!