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Two Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Two Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Dec 22 2020

Need a last minute holiday cookie recipe? These two easy and delicious holiday cookies are classic and festive – and don’t take long to make.…

9 Black-Owned Food Businesses to Support Now and Forever

9 Black-Owned Food Businesses to Support Now and Forever

Sep 14 2020

Madison, WI is home to a diverse community of local food entrepreneurs.  Here are nine local, Black-owned food businesses. From ready-to-eat African meals delivered to…

10 Great Madison, WI Spots for Good Coffee & Good Eats

10 Great Madison, WI Spots for Good Coffee & Good Eats

Feb 03 2020

Coffee shops are the ideal mobile office. And they’re not just for coffee! You can grab a hot drink, settle in with your laptop, and…

Mexican mousse Mexican Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Mexican Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Jan 25 2018

This Mexican Chocolate Mousse is simply amazing. It is light, not too sweet, and can be made on the counter and stove top in about…

Banana bread Best Banana Bread

Best Banana Bread

Jan 08 2018

This banana bread recipe is foolproof and you can add your own flair! It is my go to recipe for brunch, a potluck or dessert.…

Maple bars Maple Pecan Pie Bars

Maple Pecan Pie Bars

Nov 25 2017

When a person tells me that something is “as easy as pie” I’m usually going to be the first one to call their bluff. Making…

Maraschino cherries Maraschino Cherries – Two Easy-to-Make Recipes

Maraschino Cherries – Two Easy-to-Make Recipes

Jul 19 2017

If your kids are like mine, they are drawn to bright red foods – hot Cheetos, Twizzlers, Takis, and of course maraschino cherries. Try as…

Rock and mineral cookies Rock and Mineral Cookies

Rock and Mineral Cookies

Jan 13 2016

So when my daughter comes home from school, says she has a science project to do, and they can make cookies, guess who got excited?…

Cherry tart Tart Cherry – Cream Cheese Crumb Bars

Tart Cherry – Cream Cheese Crumb Bars

May 06 2015

Seven springs ago we planted a Montmorency tart cherry tree. Under the bare roots we laid our daughter’s placenta, and the tree grew. For the…

Chocolate cake on cake platter with slice on plate The Joy of Winging It: Chocolate Layer Cake

The Joy of Winging It: Chocolate Layer Cake

Jan 31 2015

After a particularly stressful week of arguments with my pre-teen son, I asked a friend, who raised two amazing kids with her husband, how she…

Violent blondie brownies Violet Blondies

Violet Blondies

May 14 2014

Celebrate Spring with these beautiful Blondie bars! Violet Birthday Bars Blondie Bars (recipe below) Frosting (recipe below) Violets Sprinkles Blondie Bars ( from King Arthur…

Slice of chocolate cake Favorite Things Birthday Cake

Favorite Things Birthday Cake

Aug 24 2013

It’s too darn hot. But what can I do? It’s birthday month around here. My daughter celebrated hers August 11, and my husband’s birthday is…