Yesterday was our second snow day. Mind you the first day there was no snow, not until the kids went to bed. So after being cooped up with the kids and getting some play time out in the snow it was time to warm up the house. Most people might start a fire or turn on the fireplace, I wanted to bake cookies!
I have been wanting to make these muffins for quite some time now. What has been stopping me, well my three sons. Every time I buy bananas they eat them so quickly I don’t have a chance to ever see them ripen enough to use for baking! I finally got smart and got a HUGE bunch of bananas. Success, they weren’t able to eat them all before I got my hands on them. Continue reading
My husband and I really enjoy Indian food. Whenever we go out of town we look for Indian restaurants because there aren’t many where we live. That means we cook Indian at home, certainly not a bad thing since that means we can customize recipes to our taste. They may not be authentic, but we certainly like them! Josh is even our Naan baker so we try to have a supply in the freezer for curry nights.
For years I have been a fan of Trader Joe’s vanilla almond granola. It is so yummy, crunchy…almost perfect. It is a little bit too sweet for me. Not too much that it stops me from still loving it, but something I finally decided to improve upon and make my own.
Winter is a wonderful time of year for soup. Don’t get me wrong, I like soup all year, but it is nice to actually enjoy it without sweating because of our hot summers or freezing because the air conditioner is cranked up too high in restaurants during the summer!