apple pocket pies


Aren’t these just the most adorable “autumn-y” little apple pies you’ve ever seen? I purchased the little pocket pie maker at Williams Sonoma a few years ago and it works like a charm. I tried to find the mold on their website so I could link to it for you, but I couldn’t find it.…

easy candied apples


This is an old fashioned treat that I remember eating at little county fairs and around Halloween when I was younger. These really are so easy to make if you have a candy thermometer. Don’t be tempted to cook the syrup too long, or you’ll end up with a candy coating that is too hard…

season of mists


an early morning sipping scottish breakfast with vanilla almond milk while taking photos on a very misty sorin’s bluff… anniversary flowers and sweet cards from the hubby celebrating our 19th… a few awesome, live music performances including front row seats to this gorgeous, stellar, mind-blowing concert … bbq sandwiches and gyros for lunch at the…

smoky chickpea radish salad


I know that we’re right smack dab in the middle of the official “season of comfort food.” People don’t usually associate salads with comfort food, but I’m here to tell you that’s all going to change once you try this smoky, hearty salad. Chickpeas and smoked paprika (pimenton) are the stars of the show, and…

salisbury steak with cream gravy


This is crazy good. It’s hearty, comfort food and not something I would make every week or even every month because it’s pretty heavy. It’s a good “special occasion” dish and something I have to make when the craving strikes…. which seems to be every year when I flip the calendar from September to October…