I don’t’ have to go to “work” tomorrow. My sub plans are submitted and I am handing over my students for the day. It is never something I enjoy. I much rather prefer being in the classroom with my students, but tomorrow is our History Department retreat. Twice a year, the department gathers together in […]
Heading out tonight to a dinner party with some co-workers, we have been asked to bring dessert. We have not seen Rodney and Jocelyn for a number of weeks so I wanted to make something special. I am so excited to bring over a super simple, easy, but truly delicious tiramisu! Recipe: 1/2 cup of […]
Thanksgiving this year at the new house has been primarily stress free. Yes, there have been a few times when the holiday has gotten the best of me: a broken glass, mud on the wood floors, getting lost on our way to Walden Pond. But overall I declare this Thanksgiving holiday at our house to […]
No words, no explanation, just a quiet moment captured to reclaim the calm.
Whole Foods sells a tart mix that is out of this world. The maker of this mix is: Amour Creations. Just add butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and a bag of frozen berries to the mixture and bake at 350 for 55 minutes. It is a truly scrumptious treat. The smell of baked goods is so irresistible yet […]
I have never been a great baker. Cookies, cakes, breads, and muffins are some of my guiltiest pleasures. Yet, when it comes to making them at home, I am always nervous that something is going to go wrong. Today, I decided to try to tackle the Boston Creme Pie. A cake named for my adopted […]
What does one do with three over-ripened bananas? That was my dilemma the other evening. As I pulled the speckled peel down, I contemplated eating the three of them for dinner. But, bananas for dinner didn’t seem to quite hit the spot. I searched my refrigerator for an assortment of ingredients and chose to bake vegan banana […]