Category Archives: Holiday

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Happy holiday Monday. I hope that lots of you have a long weekend and plenty of time for fun and relaxation. It has been a busy weekend here. On Friday morning we went to see a puppy at a shelter, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Meet our Valentine, Dendu: He’s a 10 week old black lab mix rescue puppy, and we brought him home yesterday. ‘Dendu’ is the name of the dog that follows us around when we’re camping in Namibia, and he looks like … Continue reading

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A Celebratory Dessert for the New Year: “Fallen Chocolate Cake”

For New Year’s Eve last year, I made the most delicious chocolate cake to bring to a friend’s party. I found the recipe on bonappetit.com, called fallen chocolate cake. It makes a dense, fudgey, insanely chocolaty cake topped with fluffy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Lightened Oatmeal Stout Gingerbread with Chocolate Stout Glaze

Gingerbread is the quintessential Christmas dessert. Whether you prefer it in cookie or cake form, its dark crumb and warm spicy flavors are perfect during the winter chill. You mayΒ  have noticed that I have a thing for desserts made … Continue reading

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Lighter Buttermilk Biscuits with Rosemary and Feta

Happy Monday! I hope that everyone had a good weekend, and that you are all getting excited for the holidays. We are certainly gearing up for some celebrations in Vermont. Yesterday we picked out a Christmas tree (and we’ll decorate … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Ginger Apple Cider Biscotti

Its easy to feel like we don’t have enough time during the holidays. Between work, shopping, catching up with friends, and Christmas parties, you can begin to feel a bit frantic. When I am particularly busy, sometimes the best thing … Continue reading

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