We don’t have a tradition for breakfast on Christmas. Some years we have a make ahead casserole, others we have some pastries and fruit, and last year I made biscuits and gravy. While our breakfast always changes, our lunch does not. As soon as we’re done opening presents, these baked ham and swiss sandwiches
I made my first key lime pie when I was 12 years old and I remember it clearly because it was somewhat of a disaster. It was the middle of the summer and a few days a week my cousin Melissa would come over. We would hang out, swim, and work on our quilts (we had
Here’s an easy recipe for making a graham cracker crust. While you can buy these in the store, it’s easy and much more delicious if you make it yourself. There really is no reason not to as all you need to do is melt some butter and stir it together with graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and cinnamon.
Here’s my favorite way to make fresh whipped cream. Sure, you could use the canned stuff but this is so much better and incredibly easy. Fresh whipped cream is an easy way to take your baking to the next level. Go ahead and try it. Recipe to try: Easy Key Lime Pie with Fresh Whipped
My boyfriend, Graham, started a small garden on my fire escape this year. Well, it started small and then kind of exploded and now we have tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, cilantro, basil, sweet peppers, zucchini, and even pumpkins. I think it might be a fire hazard but we won’t worry about that for now. We
Forget the skillet. The best way to cook bacon is in the oven. Here’s why: 1. No grease splatters on you or all over your kitchen. 2. Easier clean up – just wash the sheet pan. 3. Free space on your stovetop that can be used for eggs, pancakes, whatever. 4. Hands-off cooking. Throw the bacon
I love books. I really love books. And I always have. My favorite day of school was when the Book Fair was set up in the gym. I was a proud member of my elementary school literary society where a few of us stayed after school to drink hot chocolate and discuss books. I went