Have you ever had Kolache? It is a Central European (Hungarian, Czech, Ukrainian, etc.) treat made with a rich brioche like dough filled with sweetened nut or seed filling. And it is DELICIOUS! In my husband's house growing up it was breakfast every Christmas morning. You can enjoy it any time of the year, but… Continue reading Kolache – Sweet Nut Roll
This month Chantelle Elem at Fat Mum Slim changed up her normal Photo A Day prompts and assigned a letter to each day plus the numbers 1 through 5. You can take a picture of ANYTHING that symbolizes the prompt to you. As soon as I saw the list, I knew food was going to be the… Continue reading Photo A Day – Food Theme with recipes
Since Thanksgiving Day is all about the huge dinner, I try to make breakfast pretty simple. But Christmas is another matter. We usually try to go to the Children's Mass on Christmas Eve, so the morning is dedicated to quiet times with presents and a "fun" breakfast. So, I am going to brainstorm some ideas… Continue reading Rosettes
Crepes are one of those things that sound fancy and complicated but are actually pretty easy to make. So, when J asked me to make some the other day, I figured why not. Normally, I make them for breakfast and let him spread sweetened cream cheese and jelly on them, but this time I thought I'd… Continue reading Basic Crepes
Confession time: I like to eat raw cookie dough, and my son is definitely a beater licker. I know it could be dangerous with salmonella, e-coli, blah-blah-blah. So, when I saw this recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles from Love and Olive Oil I knew I had to try it! So, I pinned it, and like… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
I have been busy the last few weeks cooking, baking, making cheese and getting some new recipes typed up. When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. When you buy the wrong kind of milk, make cheese! I never would have considered cheese making if it had not been for a conversation with my godfather, Barry. He… Continue reading Busy as a bee!