it’s all about the mashed potatoes

Thanksgiving Dinner, it’s all about the mashed potatoes!

A very important part of my families Thanksgiving Dinner is the mashed potatoes! Since the size of my family attending Thanksgiving dinner is so large, we have always divided up the duties.  Whichever house we gather at is in charge of the star of the dinner…the gravy and stuffing inside…

My go to apple is the Gala

Fall’s Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables (with Recipes)

I am excited for the seasonal fall fruit and vegetables. Pears, apples, pomegranates, winter squash, beets, and parsnips to name a few. My all-time favorite fruit are apples—what is your favorite fall fruit? My go to apple is the Gala, I buy the small ones and always have one on…

Mashed Potatoes with Nutmeg

Recipe: Mashed Potatoes with Nutmeg

Nutmeg even works well in classic American dishes! Here’s how you can use it to turn mashed potatoes into something amazing. Mashed Potatoes with Nutmeg Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients:    2 lbs. potatoes (either Russet, Yukon Gold, King Edward, or any long white potatoes) ¾ C milk ¼ C…

Handcrafted Oils

Aromassist – Handcrafted Oils

Looking for natural support to stay as healthy as possible during the cold and flu season or to beat the winter doldrums? Aromassist has some beautiful winter essential oil blends that can help! All of the products offered through Aromassist are handcrafted by a highly trained aromatherapist, Susan Gunelius. They…

Golden Roasted Cauliflower

Recipe – Golden Roasted Cauliflower

I love cauliflower any which way, but my husband does not. He remembers the days of overcooked cauliflower that turned to mush. I had to get creative and came up with my Golden Roasted Cauliflower recipe. The cauliflower in this bright dish has hints of yellows on them! I serve…

It’s Always A Perfect Season For Soup

Recipe: It’s Always A Perfect Season For Soup

I love soup! On most Sunday afternoons I find myself on a sad veggie hunt. I search my refrigerator, looking for the droopy little veggies – the slightly old ones or the leftover small pieces of ones. These are the veggies that will be heading to the soup pot! I…