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Easter

Sugar Eggs

 

  I have memories of sugar eggs from when I was a little girl. I will not lie, my mother had a much more delicate hand with the royal icing! I’m hoping that I’ve blurred out the rough spots in the pictures! I always assumed that these little confectionery decorations […]

Easter

Eggs, Eggs, and More Eggs!

 

  I wanted to try dyeing some of my eggs naturally this year. I ended up just using some things I had lying around. The two yellowish ones in the back used tumeric . The brown ones to the left were dyed with cloves . The bluish ones in the […]

Breakfast Food, Easter

Hot Cross Buns

 

  With the arrival of Easter comes the arrival of Hot Cross Buns. A little research on the subject tells us that in Elizabethan England the sale of hot cross buns was allowed only on Christmas and Good Friday. Also, an interesting tidbit: apparently if you make your buns on […]

Allergy ideas, Cookies

Kiss Cookies with a Twist

 

  My oldest son has an allergy to peanuts, pecans and walnuts. As a result, he has never enjoyed a PB&J, and he can’t eat the wonderful peanut butter cookies made with chocolate kisses. In this recipe I substituted almond butter for peanut butter. The texture isn’t identical, they’re a […]

Real life

A Week in the Life

 

  Back when Christina and I first talked about starting this blog we decided that one of the best ways for people to get to know us would be to write about what we feed our families over the course of one week. This week, for my family, happened to […]

Breakfast Food, Muffins/ Quickbreads

Muffins on Monday

 

 Our dear friends came for a visit a few weeks ago and one of their sons hadn’t been eating too much of what I’d been cooking. I had been planning on making blueberry muffins the next morning for breakfast, but I thought I would ask our young guest if he […]

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