Beef & Cherry Stew

Sweet cherries meets savory beef in a dinner that actually is worth writing home about.



Bread comes in different forms in different parts of the world. I’ve never had much success with flatbread. I can’t say this was a total reversal of my luck, but I’m making progress. I fiddled with this recipe a lot, so the ratio I ended up with is cumbersome: 22 ounces of flour to 15…

Blueberry FroYo (Sugar-free!)

I always have ice cream in my house, even when it’s sugar-free ice cream. When it comes down to it, this is basically a smoothie-turned-ice cream. There’s another way to make this if you don’t have an ice cream maker. I took some of the liquid after pureeing the… smoothie… and froze it in an…

Pancakes, Reimagined

A few days ago, I had a thought, “What if I made really thick pancakes? The kind of pancakes that could take the place of a whole stack of pancakes.” Well, why not try? A little research lead me to Japanese Hotcakes. As always, the food world is hard to get ahead of. But I…

Jam Sessions

This week I hosted a tea social. But tea wasn’t the main event really, it was the two hundred plus buttermilk biscuits I served with eight different types of homemade jams. Was it eight? Let me count… Okay, it was ten. But I made some of those before this, so it’s easy to lose count….