Hyggelicious

So the Danish. The Norwegian. Scots and Canadians and Alaskans. How in the world do these nearly-Arctic people survive winter? Not only are the temperatures rock-bottom, but it's so dark, so very dark. I don't know about you, but I'm about done with winter, and I see the sun on a near-daily basis. I've been…

To Die For

Shall I tell you about two of my favorite things?  One is a good mystery.  Two is to-die-for pie.  That "to-die-for" part is where they come together:  Diane Mott Davidson, who writes "culinary mysteries" set close by in Colorado, includes recipes in her books.  Her sleuth, you see, is a caterer by day. Anyway, Davidson's…

Make-Ahead Meals

Just for kicks -- here are the five make-ahead meals we made at Stepping Up Sabbath today.  (You can read more about that here.)  I really don't know the origin of all of them:  probably allrecipes.com, bhg.com, family friends...  They've been tweaked and reworked a bit, and you might be able to find the originals…