Easy Homemade Granola
Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake
Mandarin Orange Cake
Simple Pea Salad
Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Inspired by the delicious small-batch pumpkin ice cream at Clumpies in Chattanooga, I decided to make my own pumpkin ice cream for Thanksgiving.  Despite my winging the recipe, it turned out great!  Dare I say it…I think it may have even been better than Clumpies. Frankly, I think I like it better than pumpkin pie […]

Cranberry Tea : A Mulled Cranberry Drink

Although it is called cranberry tea,  this beverage does not really contain any actual tea. I am not sure who came up with the name, but it really is a wonderful drink…hot or cold.   This easy drink is made from scratch using fresh fruits that are full of vitamin C…a great thing in the winter […]

Sweet Potato and Lentil Hash

Leftover sweet potatoes are great to turn into a delicious hash the next day. This sweet potato and lentil version is a very filling dish for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Hash is just not the prettiest dish; it does not make for great photography. Thus, I find the optional egg mandatory…if you are going to […]

Maple Glazed Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I was searching for something different than the everyday roasted/grilled sweet potato but not as “rich” as my mom’s glazed sweet potatoes or a sweet potato casserole when I thought of simply roasting sweet potato cubes in the oven like I roast other potatoes… with olive oil and salt. However, I prefer my sweet potatoes….well, […]

Stuffed Pepper Soup

I love stuffed peppers, but I need to make a confession: I love the stuffing much more than the peppers. In fact, I usually only eat a little of the pepper. I have tried making the stuffing without the peppers and it just did not work. It needed the pepper flavoring permeating the dish to […]