Category: winter

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Creamy Gratin Onions

Every year my dad’s request is pearl onions for Christmas Eve Dinner. Is other request is that they’re like my grandma’s pearl onions. I’ve tried every recipe you can imagine. Finally, success this year. I think they were just really creamy and tasty not sure how much they actually taste like my grandma lo’s. This will be on the menu from now on though. … Read More Creamy Gratin Onions

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Deep Double Chocolate Morsel

I’m a cookie monster. If there was a most wanted cookie monster list I would be in the top five. I’ve been pretty good and steering clear of the cookies. Doing yoga, eating veggies it was only a matter of time before the whisper of the cookie would creep into my ear. Second day of painting the studio, I broke down and whipped up … Read More Deep Double Chocolate Morsel

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The Wind Began to Switch – the House to Pitch

Bruce began to taunt me, in early December, with hints of my 40th birthday present. Leading up to the big occasion, I was allowed to ask one question per day. So Mineral, Animal… Red, Green etc. The taunting went on and on. I was pretty sure he had gotten me a greenhouse but then he started to get me off track purposefully and then … Read More The Wind Began to Switch – the House to Pitch

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Drömmar Cookies

Drömmar Swedish Dream Cookies Recipes One of our staples for Christmas Ingredients 1 cup Butter 1 ⅛ cup White Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 cups Flour 1 tsp Baker’s Ammonia 1 tsp Salt Instructions Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat in sifted flour, baker’s ammonia and salt Refrigerate for a few hours. Shape into small balls and place on baking sheet with paper … Read More Drömmar Cookies

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Chili Weather

I can’t take total credit for this recipe… I got the idea from a recipe on AllRecipes.com and then worked it a little to fit my needs. I use it with all sorts of variations. I like to roast the jalapeños for a richer flavor. I grow them in my garden and keep them in my freezer which makes handling a bit safer. It’s … Read More Chili Weather