For almost 6000 years, quinoa (pronounced keen-wa)—known as the sacred grain of the Incas—has been cultivated in the Andean mountain regions of Peru, Chile and Bolivia. And yet quinoa is not a grain Continue reading
Wahoo, here’s a great recipe for you if you remembered to freeze a bag or two of fresh cranberries last November or December. CranAppleNut Muffins are delicious. They have always been one of my favorites—even more so now that I’ve perfected a gluten-free Continue reading
A Perfect Holiday Dessert
Not too tart and not too sweet,
A most delicious tea-time treat.
Easy to please and quick to depart,
A rustic, holiday open-faced tart.
I’ve wanted to prepare a Cranberry Apple Crostata (“a rustic, holiday open-faced tart”) Continue reading
May You Have a Most Delicious and Enjoyable Thanksgiving Day!
‘Twas the night of Thanksgiving, I just couldn’t sleep.
I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep. Continue reading
An Action Plan for Preparing the Thanksgiving Meal
There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal—so here’s a guide and action plan I’ve prepared with tips and ideas to minimize the stress Continue reading
The tart and tangy flavor of cranberries provides a festive counterpoint to the rich and savory turkey, stuffing and gravy. Their glossy and glorious redness brightens an otherwise Continue reading
Such a glorious time of year. Yesterday afternoon I walked through a grove of deciduous trees with the sun pouring through the yellow and orange leaves bathing everything in golden light. Today, just picked apples are baking in our oven filling every room with the fragrance of cinnamon and spice. Continue reading