• Food
  • Roasted Whole Carrots

    whole roasted carrots

    One of my grandmother’s favorite sides was a simple carrot salad. Ahead of her time in many ways, she always favored vegetable-rich eating and whole grains – not a common choice for a butcher’s daughter. Whenever I see bunches of carrots with their festive green tops, I think of the lunches we shared and her […]

  • Baking
  • Maple Granola

    maple granola

    As a child, breakfast was not my favorite meal. Some kids prefer mounds of pancakes, but my go-to breakfast was a tiny package of granola clusters. Simple and enjoyable to make, homemade granola reminds me of those school day breakfasts while having all the flavors that satisfy my adult cravings.