Cooking

Creamy Potato Soup

I love a good sale, so when the local store had potatoes on sale for a good price, we bought a couple of 10-lb bags, knowing that they’ll most likely keep through the winter months. What to do with all those spuds? My first order of business was a nice […]

Homemade granola

I decided to surprise my husband last night with one of his favorite treats – homemade granola. I had made this recipe dozens of times, and then it somehow ended up at the back of my recipe box and forgotten about. But this past weekend’s trip to Costco resulted in […]

Cherry scones

Dried cherries are one of my favorite items to bake with. Not only do they make a delicious addition to chocolate cookies and granola, but their sweet-tart taste adds just the right amount of zip to almost any dessert. Martha Stewart published a recipe for cherry scones from Lauren Bank […]

Oven-baked healthy french fries

What do kids eat? Chicken fingers, tater tots, french fries, and the like, right? While my daughter has reached the table foods stage and does enjoy these delicacies, I’m determined to give her more “whole” foods and less processed or store- or restaurant-bought pre-packaged items. It’s not always convenient or […]