I know the jokes—there is in fact only one fruitcake in the world and it’s regifted and regifted and regifted again! Fruitcake is the unloved stepchild of Christmas treats in the United States.
I love watching little DIY videos on Facebook—the 30-second-long crafts or recipes that always look amazing and that I’m certain will look anything BUT amazing when I get around to trying them. But for once, I actually did it. And it worked!
T’is the season for all of those bright orange veggies to shine: squash, pumpkin and even the lowly carrot.
I love experimenting in the kitchen. It’s become kind of a joke that whenever we have company or if I’m asked to bring something to a gathering, I don’t usually choose the wise route and make a good stand-by recipe. I’m often inspired to try something new and test it out on friends and family. …
My husband is South African and when I married him, I married his family and his history too. One of the things I’ve enjoyed is the different recipes I’ve gained from his mom. I tried one of the family favorites today; Melktert, or Milk Tart, is a custard pie. Often this is made with a…
We took the boys blueberry picking earlier this month.
This lovely recipe is one I picked up a few years ago from the Gingercreek Cooking School. I pull it out from time to time when I have guests–it’s easy and especially good when you have a spare pint of fresh-picked berries in your refrigerator!