Blueberry Muffins

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Blueberry Muffins

My favorite frozen fruit is the blueberry.  I could add those sweet little orbs to any and all baked goods or eat them straight from the freezer bag.  They don’t seem to lose anything by freezing, though, of course, they do tend to leak blue into everything.  When I needed a quick brunch snack the … Continue reading Blueberry Muffins

Kids and Indoor Gardening Can Be A Beautiful Mess #SweeptheMess

successful transplanting #sweepthemess #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweepTheMess #CollectiveBias One day in January, my daughter brought me home a flower from the common area in our development.  Remember, I live in Florida, so we have flowers in January!  We put it in water and put … Continue reading Kids and Indoor Gardening Can Be A Beautiful Mess #SweeptheMess

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach like Boston Market or Ruths Chris: it's so simple to make!

Creamed Spinach like you find at Boston Market or Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is super simple to make homemade. I love spinach.  You can serve it to me raw or cooked, fresh or frozen (canned is more meh, but I will eat it), fancy or unadorned.  I love it hidden or in plain sight.  And even … Continue reading Creamed Spinach

Easy Cassoulet

Easy Cassoulet: a streamlined version of the classic French peasant stew

Easy Cassoulet: a streamlined version of the classic French peasant stew. If you are familiar with traditional cassoulet, you know that it doesn’t necessarily look like the dish I have posted above.  Yes, I know it is usually made with big pieces of duck and whole sausages.  Yes, I know that it is usually packed … Continue reading Easy Cassoulet

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon Loaf Cake can be dessert, snack or even breakfast

Lemon Loaf Cake is a sweet and sour quick bread that can serve as dessert, breakfast or snack. One day, a few years after I married my husband, he mentioned how much he’d like a slice of his sister’s lemon cake.  It was the first time I had heard that his sister even had a … Continue reading Lemon Loaf Cake