I haven’t had homemade breakfast sausage in a very long time, decades maybe. Sausage isn’t something we eat frequently, but that hasn’t stopped me from wanting to buy the KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment. You see, we always ground our own meat when I was growing up on the farm, and lately I’ve been having farming [...]
My parents spent the week of Thanksgiving with us and I wanted to make a few special recipes while they were here. This recipe for buttermilk buckwheat yeast waffles is amazingly delicious — fluffy waffles that are full of flavor. Everyone loved them and I even made them again today. And although you must start [...]
Coffee cake is pure marketing brilliance. Let’s face it, it’s cake. But simply by calling it ‘coffee cake’ it’s transformed from a dessert into an acceptable breakfast, at least in my mother’s household. I’m not complaining but instead am fascinated how this can happen. This past weekend we met up with friends for a brunch [...]
Meatballs are likely one of the most perfect foods, especially when cooking on a budget. You get big flavor from little money and you can use them in so many different ways. This batch of meatballs I flavored with caraway, sprinkled with fresh dill and served along with a Greek Tzatziki sauce for dipping.
I enjoy thinking about food, especially planning food for an intimate dinner or a casual Sunday brunch. I lose myself in daydreaming about what I’ll make and how I’ll prepare each dish, from the prep work to the rotation schedule for when each dish goes into the oven next. So, with so much energy spent [...]
Breakfast is my favorite meal so it’s ironic that I sometimes skip it if I’m having a hectic morning. I know, I know … it’s the most important meal of the day and shouldn’t be overlooked, but occasionally it happens. During the week, breakfast is quick and simple, usually a bowl of cereal and lots [...]