If you live in the Midwest February is a hard month. January is over so at first you think you made it through war. The worst of winter should be done, we got through the polar vortex. February is practically spring. Right, then Mother Nature decides to remind you it is still winter and cold.
Are you loving the year of brunch? Maybe you didn’t the memo, I declared 2019 the year of brunch. I admit this is a little self-serving. Once I realized how much excitement I gained with brunch inspiration I knew it had to stay longer than a few weeks. A change is always good, anyways that’s
I will definitely show up to a party where anything Huevos Rancheros is on menu, make them into an individual egg cup and I’m there all day. What is it about tex-mex food that screams party. I mean its snacky but also hits all the cravings. Salty, cheesy, savory and can be topped with avocado,
There is nothing like waking up popping a big slice of homemade hearty grain bread in the toaster and starting the day. What is it about homemade bread? The texture, flavor and look is completely opposite of store bought. The smell alone of bread baking is a treat. As soon as I get that first
It has blueberries. It has cinnamon. It has generously-sized pieces of challah bread. Oh, and it’s easily prepared the day before. Let me introduce to your newest brunch friend: overnight blueberry French toast! Brunch is everywhere and that’s no surprise. It’s obviously because brunch food is, in one word: amazing. I don’t know about you,
I hope we can all agree that there is an after-Christmas slump. Yes, I know I am way more into Christmas than many people, but the mood of those that celebrate Christmas seems to be confused after December 25th. I wish the spirit of the season would carry on. It’s actually my self-proclaimed mission to
Every year I say the same thing: “How does Christmas come so quickly?!” During the year, I look forward to December: the baking, the wrapping, the parties and most of all, my sister’s family’s visit from Virginia. Then summer hits and I’m outside all day working in the yard, harvesting from the garden and building
No matter how delicious the main meal is, I invariably crave dessert. I don’t always need something decadent or major, but something sweet to cap off a good meal is mandatory. I know not everyone feels this way (which of course completely baffles me!). This love for dessert may have something to do with the way