• Strawberry Raspberry Smoothie

    Strawberry raspberry smoothies are a great way to start the morning.  This healthy breakfast recipe uses strawberries, raspberries, and greek yogurt to create a thick, delicious smoothie packed with great stuff to get you going.

  • Buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup

    Soft, fluffy buttermilk pancakes with warm maple syrup are a great way to start the morning.  This buttermilk pancake recipe makes delicious, light golden-brown pancakes with a hint of cinnamon.

  • Maple Whipped Cream

    Maple whipped cream is a nice way to add a subtle maple flavor to your desserts.  This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is delicious on cakes, crisps, pies, pancakes, and especially waffles.

  • Tomato, Basil, & Chicken Frittata

    This simple frittata recipe is easy to make for a quick weekday breakfast or brunch.  Once you learn the technique for making frittata you can use any combination of ingredients you like.


  • A few good salad dressings help farmers market veggies disappear

    The farmers market can be a challenge during the summer with all those beautiful veggies begging you to take them home.  All it takes to make sure everything gets used up, before it goes bad, are a few good salad dressing recipes.

  • Summer strawberries for canning don't need to be picture perfect

    Canning strawberries in the summer always makes me feel nostalgic for the generations of my family who canned before me and for how this summer’s strawberries will help us weather the cold winter nights ahead.

  • Strawberry Jelly

    Making homemade strawberry jelly lets us preserve summer strawberries in small half-pint jars that can be opened all winter long, whenever we need a reminder that summer will come again.

  • Potato Frittata

    Frittata is a versatile dish that is perfect for any meal. This delicious frittata recipe combines the creaminess of mascarpone with cheddar cheese finished under the broiler for a nicely toasted top layer.

  • Sliced homemade bacon

    Making homemade bacon is a lot easier than it sounds.  All you need is some pork belly and a little time to create thick, juicy, delicious, bacon. 

  • Cheesy Hash Brown and Ham Sandwich

    Cheesy hash brown sandwiches are a delicious breakfast sandwich.  All you need is some cheesy hash browns, an English muffin, some ham, and if you like to gild the lily a slice of cheese.

  • Healthy Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast

    I love lox and bagels for breakfast, the problem is it usually has more calories than I want for an everyday breakfast.  This version uses smoked salmon, cottage cheese, and toast to create a healthier version with lots of great flavors.

  • Breakfast Salad with Egg

    Many people do pretty well getting fruit and vegetables into their diet everyday, but if you’re like me you’re always a few servings short.  The meal of the day usually lacking vegetables is breakfast.  This super simple breakfast salad recipe is a good solution to getting a serving or two of veggies in as the day starts. 

  • Shakshuka

    Shakshuka is a popular breakfast dish in the Middle East that gently poaches eggs in a slightly spicy tomato sauce topped with feta and parsley.

  • Andouille Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Hash

    This hash combines potatoes, onions, red peppers and Andouille sausage for an easy breakfast or dinner dish. Its even better with a soft-cooked fried egg on top.

  • Eggs in a nest is a fun way to make breakfast

    Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and when it comes to preparing this meal, I am usually looking for something quick and nutritious. Follow this recipe for Eggs in a Nest and hopefully you will be inspired to eat your breakfast.

  • The orange really brings this French Toast together

    This recipe uses French bread and grated orange peel to create thick slices of French Toast that have a subtle hint of orange.


Geese flying in formation
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | October 14, 2016

The V formation itself is a thing of beauty.  I understand that on long journeys one person cannot be expected to carry the full weight and responsibility.  When it is shared, the burden is lighter, the investment is deeper, and there is a benefit to having a range of experience to draw upon. 


Caramelized Onion White Bean Dip
Laura Burrack | January 2, 2017

This creamy white bean dip is a delicious and healthy appetizer with a touch of sweetness from the caramelized onions that is perfect for serving with crackers or vegetables. 



Persimmon pudding
Mark Hinds | January 12, 2017

With its warm fall flavors, a hint of cinnamon, and creamy texture persimmon pudding is a delicious dessert everyone should try.