Holiday Cocktail 2: Hot Spiked Apple Cider

hot spiked apple cider the laine list 2

I love this recipe. It’s simple, easy to make ahead and keep warm in the crock pot, and it’s PERFECT for cold Winter days! Make this without the alcohol and add that on a per-drink basis so it is kid friendly! The Ingredients 1 gallon of cider 1 package of mulling mix sliced apples 2 […]

Good Eats with Kids: A New Food Blog (Plus a Meal Plan)

meal plan november 18

Ben and I have been cooking together since he was just a wee babe. It is something we have always enjoyed doing together, and while he is not always open to trying healthy foods, he has a terrific sense of flavors and how they should work together to taste delicious! We have been working on […]

Homemade Irish Creme, a Delicious Holiday Treat

Homemade Irish Cream over ice

A Facebook post from my friend Melissa, reminded me of a couple of drink recipes in y grandmother’s recipe box. This recipe, for Irish Cream, is like chocolate milk with a kick. It’s comforting and homey, and a most delicious treat to drink on a cold evening while you are wrapping your holiday gifts! This […]

Easy Blackened Chicken

blackened chicken recipe

I have been cooking all my life, but for some reason I was afraid of making blackened anything. I really thought it would turn out awful, plus I’m really not a huge fan of chili powder or cumin. But one night when I didn’t know WHAT to have for dinner, I thought, ‘why not?’ Thinking […]

Sandy’s Apple Crisp

apple crisp

When I was in second grade, my class put together an apple cookbook. Or, more accurately, our parents sent in recipes, the students colored an apple for the front, and the teachers did all the hard work! Regardless, here it is, 15 years later. A little battered, but still loved and used. The recipe I […]