My friend Big Red is the consummate foodie. By the way “big” doesn’t refer to her size (she’s only 5′ 4″) but to her large personality. She is the only one of my friends who everyone instantly remembers. I say, “You know, the one with the red-orange hair.” And the response is always “Oh yeah”Read more
I cannot tell a lie, cherries really do make most things better. I know I always say chocolate chips do, and don’t get me wrong, they do, but I am starting to see the versatility of this amazing fruit. It greatly enhances both sweet and savory dishes. However, let’s start with my favorite course first,Read more
Being gluten free does not mean you are limited in any way. So just put that nonsense out of your mind. The internet is filled with all kinds of recipes to make a gluten-free Thanksgiving just as good or better than a gluten-filled one. Don’t believe me? Check out these 50+ Show Stopping Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts thatRead more
I’ve said it before, there are cake families and there are pie families. I come from a cake family, so growing up my exposure to pies was pretty limited. I thought pies had to be apple, served warm with vanilla ice cream. Yummy yes, but just the tip of the iceberg. So yes, I’m sorry to say that I was in my late 30s before I realized that both blueberry and cherry pies rock! I know. Cue your sigh of disgust. But let’s just be glad I am no longer living in the dark ages and have now caught up with the rest of you.