Breakfast and Brunch

Homemade Granola for the Holidays!

It’s December and I am thinking of what can be a handmade gift for the holidays that can be wrapped up and packaged to give to special friends and family near and far, kids that are away at school or working now and that special someone that will bring them holiday cheer. […]

Star Anise

Spicy Time with Star Anise

What spice is deliciously complex — sweet, mellow, and woodsy, with a warming kick? If you said star anise, kudos for culinary know-how! Star anise is a pointed seedpod that has been used in Chinese cooking for centuries. The spice amplifies the flavor of everything it is added to. Gourmets […]


Time for Granola!

The inspiration for this came to me on Super Bowl Sunday.  We were off to a friend’s house later in the day, but the entire day was ahead of me.  I needed to be productive.  For times like those, when you find yourself in the mood to create, this is the […]