I don’t know about you, but I have a love/hate relationship with mornings.  I absolutely love to BE up early.  I love watching the sunrise, I love how energetic I feel when I get an early start on the day, I love that first… Read More

I enjoy serving something special for holidays, birthdays, Wednesdays…I admit it, I like to cook.  Cottage Pie sounded like a perfect fit for St. Patrick’s Day, but I wanted to add a unique touch to distinguish it from my usual Cottage Pie.  In… Read More

Nokkelost is a wonderful mystery to people. “What is Nokkelost?” “What do I serve it with?” “It’s a ‘Christmas Cheese’ right?” “How do you pronounce that?” In answer to most, but not all of those questions: Nokkelost is a flavored semi hard cheese,… Read More

I like serving Baked Alaska because it is easy to make, looks elegant, and can be made ahead and kept in the freezer for several days.

Today is National Banana Bread Day.  Banana Bread Day is one of those made-up holidays that I have way too much fun with.  I especially like to learn the history of the dish or recipe, it’s really fascinating how things develop. Banana… Read More

They say that you eat with your eyes first.  I totally get that!  If something looks good, you expect it to taste good, and vice versa.  Unfortunately, to a lot of people this dish does not look good.  In fact, it can… Read More

The thing uppermost in our minds on the farm right now is a snowstorm that hit this week.  We haven’t had a snowstorm close to this bad since 1995 and it makes all the jobs on the farm so much harder.  On… Read More

John and I are not very good about entertaining people in our home.  I say “John and I” so that he can shoulder part of the blame, that’s what husbands are for, even when they are blameless.  I get nervous about entertaining… Read More

  In the middle of all the craziness of the last few months, I was asked to write an article for a Low Carb Magazine and share a recipe with their readers.  I was very honored and more than a bit intimidated, but… Read More

I am really excited for you to meet two new kids on the block!  We are now making Havarti and Nokkelost. Nokkelost means “Key Cheese” in Norway and goes by the same name in Sweden.   It is very much like the popular… Read More