Winter

Vegetables

Immunity Boosting Dinners

As a recovering germaphobe this time of year always makes me a bit nervous. For instance, when I watch my daughter dive into her after school snacks without even washing

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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

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10 Easy & 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

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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

Legumes

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

Dairy

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

Spices

Maple Butter and Rosemary Scones

In the run up to the holidays, I love to imagine all the fancy cocktail parties and open houses I’m going to host. But you know what? It gives me

Summer

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

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Chocolate and Cherry Shortbread Cookies

I’d begun to think we’d made every Christmas cookie worth making on the site. (I don’t count cookies with elaborate piped icing because that is next-level fussy and not how

Fall

6 Easy Slow Cooker Dinners

If you haven’t gotten on the slow-cooker band wagon, you really need to ask yourself why not. I mean, do you not like dinners that take just a little prep