Food

Date Balls

Last Christmas, while gathered around the dinner table at Aunt Faye’s, we got talking about Mammy Flanders’ Date Balls. My husband said it was one of his favorite snacks Mammy made. Aunt Faye didn’t like it much, so it was always missing from her dessert spread during the holidays. My husband wanted to have a… Read More Date Balls

Food

Coconut Quinoa Cereal

You might be surprised by how delicious and filling this Coconut Quinoa Cereal is, while being quite possibly the healthiest breakfast on the planet. Let’s look at the ingredients. Quinoa is a versatile whole grain that can be made into a salad, a lunch casserole, or a dinner side. Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein,… Read More Coconut Quinoa Cereal

Food

Pigs in a blanket

This little piggy went to the party. This little piggy went to school. This little piggy was an afternoon snack at home. This little piggy went to gymnastics practice. And this little piggy went wee wee wee all the way in my tummy. It’s the middle of winter and these piggies are cold! Make them… Read More Pigs in a blanket

Food

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi is one of those dishes I’ve enjoyed in lunch buffets at Indian Restaurants, but don’t usually order as an entree for dinner. It’s unassuming and understated, not as much star power as the tandooris or the tikka masalas. When it comes to home cooking, though, Aloo Gobi wins because I can make it… Read More Aloo Gobi