Acorn Squash with Ginger Apple Syrup, Apples, Cranberries, and Walnuts

I discovered roasted acorn squash a few years ago. We were visiting Gainesville and in the hotel room, I found this magazine that had an article about local chefs. Each chef provided a recipe so I brought the magazine home to try them. I had made several of them when my mother-in-law came to visit and I decided […]

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Peppers

Bacon wrapped stuffed peppers are one of Reny’s favorite foods. And the hotter – the better she likes them. My hubby likes them too. Let’s face it, who doesn’t love something wrapped in bacon! So we were talking over a small menu for a little get together we were planning and Reny wanted to make her […]

Meringue Xmas Cookies

Meringue Xmas cookies are melt in your mouth delicious. Good meringue is light & airy and really sweet tasting. Because they are so easy to make, we often make several variations for our cookie exchange. And this past weekend was our cookie baking day(s). We made several batches of different types of cookies on Friday and […]

Colorful Beet Pasta is a Restaurant Trend We Tried at Home

Colorful beet pasta? It just kind of makes you smile. But how do they do that? With pureed beets mixed into the pasta dough to make beet pasta of course. And while it’s probably a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies, surprisingly, it doesn’t change the taste of the pasta. I expected […]

Strawberries & Cream French Toast

A popular breakfast dish, French toast is one of those go-tos for weekend and holiday mornings. Strawberries & cream French toast combines the beloved combination of fruit and creme with the much anticipated breakfast treat.  Also known as eggy bread, French toast has been around since Medieval Europe. And while our house often feels Medieval, French toast is a […]

Snowman on a Little Red Flyer

We love the snowman on a little red flyer! We were planning to make some cake pop snowmen this year but then we saw these cute marshmallow snowman peeps at Joann’s. And they are so cute we pictured them sitting on a red flyer on a white cupcake. They came out so cute! Plus they were pretty easy […]