Cherry Clafoutis (aka Clafouti) is a classic rustic French baked custard. It’s a delightful and simple dessert made with fresh cherries.
Happy Piña Colada Day! Yep, July 10th is a day to celebrate the tropical cocktail. Of course, if you are reading this on any other day then Belated Happy Piña Colada Day! My fond memories of the drink go back to when I was first married. Friends would come over and I’d make oodles of […]
It made a dreadful noise when I pushed the button. My 30+ year old blender finally gave out. It blended for the last time. It was a sad day and a happy day. The loss of a trusty appliance was balanced with the fun of finding a new one. The hunt began and ended in […]
Out with the old and in with the new. It’s a statement I’m embracing for the change of one year to another. It’s certainly different around the house. Getting new furniture gave the perfect reason to go through and decide what to keep, trash, or donate. It gave me incentive to tackle my pantry too. […]
It is amazing what can pile up while away on a long trip. I returned home to piles of mail, newspapers, laundry, emails, leaves, cookbooks plus a very empty refrigerator. Sifting through it all took longer than expected. I was spoiled with having meals cooked for me and yet I longed to get back in […]
How do you know when something will be good? It could be because it is made at a restaurant where you are never disappointed with the food. It could also be when you look at a recipe and the ingredient list alone strikes your fancy. Or a friend shares one and you trust their judgment. […]