By Occasion

The Holidays

Roasted Carrots with Tahini Sauce

Look at these carrots! Have you ever? When I came across this recipe I knew I had to make it. Usually if I see something that looks great out there

Thanksgiving

Scarlett’s Turkey Pot Pie

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is watch tutorial videos. If I let her, she can go down a time-sucking rabbit hole of 5-min crafts, hair braiding and

Dinner

Turkey and Gruyere Burgers

When I was growing up burgers were a greasy, guilty pleasure. When it comes to feeding my family, burgers are a regular component of our weekly routine including turkey or

Snacks & Desserts

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

The factory of school Valentine’s is in full swing. In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on the crafts she needs to bring to school. As a family,

Winter

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Oats

My morning madness has been ratcheted up to epic levels now that the holiday are around the corner. In news that will be shocking to every parent alive, one recent

Round-Ups

10 Easy and Elegant Holiday Brunch Recipes

Having family or friends over for brunch over the holidays? Aren’t you smart! We love the laid back easiness of daytime entertaining. Plus, brunch food is the best food in

The Holidays

Penotti Cookie Butter Pennies with Hazelnut Spread

I’m not exactly sure how it started but three times a year (Valentine’s, Halloween and Christmas) I throw a cookie decorating party for Scarlett and a small group of her

Snacks & Desserts

8 Easy Party Snacks

In the spirit of stress-free entertaining, we’ve put together of roundup of easy-to-prepare party snacks. We’ve been known to put the kids to work making more than a couple of

Appetizers

Grape and Parmesan Flatbread

To keep my stress levels at a low simmer, I need to make entertaining easy. Because, if I were to execute the Christmas season of my dreams (and vague probably

The Holidays

Caprese Poppers

We’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of tiny recipe we put together years ago during the holidays. Our Pears with Goat Cheese and Cranberries  was born more out of the