Month: February 2013

Chicken and Dumplings

We finally made it down to Nashua, a little over an hour from where we live. What’s so exciting about Nashua? Well… the town we live in has a population of 6,000 and Nashua has a population of 87,000. Which means of course, they… Continue Reading “Chicken and Dumplings”

Peanut Butter & Shaved Chocolate Pancakes

You are only allowed to have thoughts of pure bliss when you eat this breakfast. Pure. Comfort. Food. If you’re concerned… Tomorrow, you can take the stairs. Or do a few extra sit ups, or amp up the elliptical. But for today, just enjoy… Continue Reading “Peanut Butter & Shaved Chocolate Pancakes”

My Corner Of The World ~ Is It Spring Yet?

Good news! I spotted the first Robin of the season this morning. I’m hoping that means spring is on its way. However…a couple of days ago, we had six more inches of snow added to the foot and a half that was still on… Continue Reading “My Corner Of The World ~ Is It Spring Yet?”

Glazed Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Maple Butter

~This recipe was adapted from The Gluten Free Baker Cookbook~ For The Scones: 1 15 oz. can of Organic Pumpkin 3 Tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 1/2 Cups Mama’s All Purpose Gluten Free Flour 1/2 Cup White Rice Flour… Continue Reading “Glazed Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Maple Butter”

Back To The Drawing Board

I had high hopes of presenting you with a wonderful gluten-free and dairy free eclair recipe today.¬†As I scraped it all into the garbage in a very expensive heap…I cringed. Mentally doing the count. Two vanilla beans, a dozen organic eggs, three cans of… Continue Reading “Back To The Drawing Board”

Pretty In Pink ~ Lemon Lime Cakes with Coconut Frosting

Yep, that day is here. Love it or dread it, it’s pretty much a national holiday. For those of you who dread it, this is for you, courtesy of my friend Julie on Facebook. Ha! Thankfully, I’ve never had reason to dread it. Tony… Continue Reading “Pretty In Pink ~ Lemon Lime Cakes with Coconut Frosting”

Scandinavian Kringler

My Grandma was an amazing cook and baker. Home cooking, comfort food, and loving you with food were her specialties. Now before we go any further and I upset my Scandinavian friends…I can’t swear that this is really Scandinavian. It’s my Grandmother’s recipe and… Continue Reading “Scandinavian Kringler”

Breakfast Parfait, An Embarrassing Moment, & A Head Scratcher

I talked the new owner of¬†Blueberry Fields, a local health food store, into ordering me the almond milk yogurt I like. They had never heard of Amande or any yogurt made from almond milk. Maybe it’s a West coast thing? I assured him that… Continue Reading “Breakfast Parfait, An Embarrassing Moment, & A Head Scratcher”