Monthly Archives: November 2012

Roasted Beet, Pumpkin & Carrot Soup

I love this simple soup,  it has only a few ingredients, is easy to make and is surprisingly good.  The roasting of the beets, pumpkin and the carrots gives this soup great depth of flavor. This recipe is adapted from Josh and Brent with Beekman 1802, I love their earthy take on foods.  As they say about it: “We’re gonna be honest.… (more…)

Yogurt Cake (Plain Cake)

The best cake I have ever had is my grandmother’s plain cake. We called it plain because that’s what it was and how it tasted, with its simple off-white crumb and a top that was a tad sweeter, wetter, a thin layer of velvet that always stuck to the wax paper when it was lifted off. Its real name, I… (more…)

Sweet Potato and Sausage Soup

  Now that the weather has finally plodded into something resembling fall, soup season is officially on and what better way to ease ourselves into it but with something hovering in the delicious middle-ground between broth and stew.  This middle ground is important, mind you, if you are the kind of person who likes your soups hit up with an… (more…)

Whole Wheat and Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Today I looked at Buddy and thought “I need to make him something special”.  He loves cookies, so I made him his own homemade cookies. The recipe is very easy and can usually be made with ingredients that I always have in the kitchen.  I am much happier knowing exactly what is in his treats and food, so this gives… (more…)