Herb Salts

The holidays have slowly, then rapidly, crept up and now with the start of Hanukkah last night and Christmas in 4 days, I think it’s safe to say they are here. Though that doesn’t mean that we have all finished shopping, preparing, cooking, or gifting in any way. Home-made herb salts are a lovely gift … Continue reading

Morning Potato Pancake Stacks

It’s no surprise that I LOVE breakfast – reference here, here and here. It’s one of the easiest things to make at home, and what I like most is that you can make it in your pj’s, eat it in your pj’s and stay in your pj’s instead of having to get up, out and in … Continue reading

Pear Upside-Down Cake

I feel like I’ve been baking a LOT, but I think that’s mostly due to the holidays, which I am A-OK with! In my last Farm Fresh To You box I got Bosc pears (they’re the brown ones) AND they are supposed to hold up better to cooking. Originally I had lofty ideas for poached/pastry … Continue reading

Holiday Bake-Off

Nothing says the holidays like a good old-fashioned bake-off. At work, we went all out with a bake-off for our entire department, specifically pitting the two big teams against one another. I wasn’t going to originally make anything… I don’t know, I couldn’t get motivated and had other plans the night before. But then my … Continue reading

What the polls are all about!

As much as I love food and cooking, I have to be honest: I don’t love EVERYthing. I have an aversion to olives (though they are slowly growing on me), shrimp (it’s a texture thing) and blue cheese (just not my thing). I do; however,  continue to try things I dislike again and again because … Continue reading