vegan salisbury “steak”

We’re coming up on “comfort food” season, and nothing says comfort food like savory Salisbury steak and buttery mashed potatoes with rich, flavorful mushroom gravy! Am I right? I know this doesn’t exactly look like Salisbury steak. You may think the cheapo “boil in a bag” type with the generic brown gravy when you think…

chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons

One way I know that one of my recipes is a keeper is if Jeff eats multiples of said item until they are gone. This was the case with these chocolate dipped macaroons. They are decadent and actually pretty healthy, which is always a good combination. I think one is plenty, but Jeff likes to…

sunflowers

Hello, Friends! We took a little road trip to Eau Claire Wisconsin to visit a huge sunflower field. It was such a beautiful day, and the sunflowers were breathtaking. This year will mark mine and Jeff’s 25th year of marriage and sunflowers have always been “our” flowers. He went out and picked armfuls for me…

state fair cinnamon & sugar mini donuts {copycat}

Craving fair food? So am I! I decided to post some fair foods so you can make these favorites at home. We are going to miss the Minnesota State Fair this year for the first time in many, many years. Like so many other things this year, it’s surreal and frustrating. I won’t dwell on…

vegan backyard bbq bowl

We went to our daughter Andrea’s on Friday night for a vegan backyard BBQ, and it was SO good! This is more of an idea post than a recipe post. I’ll supply a link to the riblet recipe, and will share the recipe for the best vegan cornbread EVER in a later post. You get…