Tips for Starting Sourdough Bread from Scratch

homemade sourdough bread

Have you ever thought about making sourdough bread at home? If you are even a bit interested in making one, you would know that a sourdough bread requires a starter. This is where most people would give up because, at first glance, creating a starter for sourdough bread seems difficult and time-consuming. … Read more

Baked Brie with Olives and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Baked Brie with Olives and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Get prepared to be hungry. Cheese is one of our favorite foods around here.  We love almost every type and serve it every way you can imagine.  So, when I was given the opportunity to try Mezzetta Everything Spread – https://ooh.li/07d80ba , my first thought, of course, was how can I use … Read more

Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta

Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta

Before having kids, we LOVED to eat out during the holidays.  (To be fair….we have always loved to eat out…. but it seems especially nice during the holidays.) However, since having kids, eating out has become…well…ummm….interesting?  Creative?  Hard? Also, as our family has grown, so has my desire to make sure I … Read more

Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns

Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns

We are really be into breakfast lately.  Our last post was all about breakfast and now this. Since our last post was savory, it makes sense that this one is sweet. We love sweet rolls.  We usually make them for special occasions.  Before we got into cooking from scratch and reading labels, … Read more

Savory Breakfast Braid

Savory Breakfast Braid

You all know that we try to make as much of our food from scratch, with natural, wholesome ingredients, as we can. During the holiday season, this can be difficult (especially when you add a newborn into the equation!).  Time is short, schedules are busy, guests are visiting and things fall through … Read more

Homemade Crackers – Parmesan Oregano

Homemade Crackers – Parmesan Oregano

Who doesn’t like a good cracker? A store-bought cracker can be pretty delicious.  However, they are generally highly processed and include all sorts of yucky ingredients that we wouldn’t want to eat.  That said, we have been testing out cracker recipes (and using the magimix food processor to do it). This recipe for … Read more

Herbal Sleep Tea – The Ultimate, Effective and Easy, Recipe

Herbal Sleep Tea

We have been buying brands of sleep and stress teas like these – Yogi Tea and Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea. They seem to work well and are tasty, but when you’re buying pre-mixed blends, you are (generally) wasting money and have less control over the ratios of herbs, specific herbs and the … Read more