Recipe from another blog

This category contains 6 posts

Acclimating to the chill: Double Chocolate Spiced Cocoa Cookies

The weather has been chilly out here on the prairie and I have been suffering from the usual sniffles and ills of the season. In this case, “ills” include some reporting deadlines at work. All of this is a recipe for some comfort food. Hubs and I went out with some friends last night and … Continue reading

Extra Cozy Comfort Food

This has been a ridiculous month for me. A death in the family, work travel and a lot of deadlines have led to a stressful few weeks for me. Discomforting times call for easy, simple food. I have been relying a lot on my slow-cooker lately, but this weekend I needed a little treat. I … Continue reading

Down and out

My lack of blogging is directly proportional to my health over the past couple of weeks. The end of October knocked me out with a nasty cold that has turned into a sinus infection. Yikes! The good news, however, is that the weather is getting increasingly fall-like and that can only mean one thing: it’s … Continue reading


My love of pie is no secret. As of late, my husband and I have been seeking out fun and interesting pie flavors. Fall is pie season, after all, so it stands to reason that we would be making lots of crusted delights. Today we are going to brunch at the home of some friends … Continue reading

Cool as a cucumber

It has been brutally hot across most of the country for the better part of two weeks and I have been interested in staying cool, drinking iced beverages and checking on the rapid growth of our tomato plants. Apropos of the weather and my appreciation of East European fare, a friend of mine posted a … Continue reading

You need to make these cookies.

These cookies are insane…ly good. I was getting caught up on one of my favorite vegan blogs written by an adorable young gal called Celery in the City and I came across her recipe for a cookie-fied version of chocolate-covered peanut butter-filled pretzels. These being a guilty pleasure snack of mine anyway, I was taken … Continue reading