Giant Puffball Mushroom
Food

Giant Puffball Mushroom

Overnight it seemed, these giant puffball mushrooms sprouted in our backyard. We spotted them in autumn last year and let them grow till they popped into greenish brown powdery spores. Cute, then gross. This year, we found a bunch of them in the same spot. I wondered if they were edible. Google said yes. And […]

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cranberry cheesecake recipe
Food

Cranberry Cheesecake

From the moment I took my first ever bite of a cheesecake, I was hooked for life. For the longest time, though, I always bought it, never made it from scratch here at home. It took a friend coming over and making one right in my kitchen before I realized how easy it is. Back […]

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Modern Wife thanksgiving dinner
Family

How to make a Thanksgiving Dinner that will make Hulda Clark proud (and kitchen tips for health)

I love Thanksgiving Dinner at home. My family loves to cook! Spending the day together in the kitchen is our kind of holiday. While writing down my Thanksgiving Dinner menu the other night, my mind wandered toward a list of what I am thankful for. On top of that list is my family’s health, which […]

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