Lucy got her braces off and we celebrated with corn on the cob (Elote style) and caramel apples- two foods that aren’t possible with braces! I wanted to make real caramel rather than store bought, but I always struggle with getting it to stay on the apples. Braces Off Day! Elote! I wanted to spend time … Continue reading Caramel Apples- Autumn is Near & Braces Are Off!
It's getting colder and since we are trying to find ways to gather outside when hanging out with people, I am starting to think brunch and lunch are better options than dinner because it is getting dark and cold in Nashville by 5. This oatmeal is great for your household on any day, but can … Continue reading Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal
I have a deep affection for soup. It has so many endearing qualities: versatile, filling, body warming, easy to share, healthy - or at least potentially healthy, can be made ahead, perfect left overs...I could go on and on. Some of the most frequently made soups at our house are: THIS tomato soup, THIS tortellini … Continue reading Soup Season has Commenced: Up 1st-Turmeric Coconut Chicken Soup
It's 90 degrees here in Nashville, and yet, it's October. This just feels odd. Getting dressed is a conundrum each day. Menu planning is fuzzy to me, and fall baked treats just feel out of season, though in less than two months we'll be hanging up garlands and making peppermint goodies. So, we best get … Continue reading Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars