Roasted Chicken Sausages with Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Potatoes |

Roasted Chicken Sausages with Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Potatoes

It was about 7 pm when I surveyed the kitchen with a satisfied eye.

Five Little Things - January 10, 2014 |

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week: New Beginnings Starting fresh also includes my Five Little Things posts. Far too long has passed since I last shared my five favorite things from the week, and I don’t...

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup |

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup + a letter to my daughter

Dear C, You turned eleven today. Eleven. Old enough to have your own phone, but young enough to play with your dolls. Old enough to know right from wrong, by young enough not to know what to...

Blueberry Muesli |

Simple Sundays | Blueberry Muesli

Now that the champagne glasses have been washed and put away, and the last fizz of bubbly has faded in my tummy, and the calendar on my desk still looks mostly pristine and uncluttered, all I can...

Black Eyed Pea Cassoulet |

Black Eyed Pea Cassoulet

Do you believe in luck? Or do you believe more in good habits, drive and determination? My father raised us to rely on hard work and tenacity, but it was my mother who would encourage us to...

No Knead Buttermilk Bread |

Simple Sundays | No Knead Buttermilk Bread + The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

I am hibernating. I have been waking up each morning when my body wills me to, without the coaxing of an alarm clock or the pressure to rise before the sun. When I emerge from underneath the...

Merry Christmas |

Merry Wishes

From my family to yours, I want to wish you warmth and joy this Christmas. Your visits to my home on the web means so much, and I want you to know how much I appreciate each...