I have mentioned on a few occasions that pies are something I have grown into slowly, and when I have to whip up a cake really quickly, pies have become my go-to dish. Yes, it’s not a German thing, but I’m still the German baker making them.
I totally forgot last week that [...]
Black Raspberry Chicken BBQ With Mac & Cheese
This is the second in my little three-part series on our Southern-inspired dinner party.
I’m dividing this series up into
appetizer and salad: Southern corn fritters (4/23/2012) main course: mac & cheese and black raspberry chicken BBQ (4/25/2012) dessert: cherry/apple pie with granola/nut topping (4/27/2012)
Over Spring break, my son and I headed to “The Big Apple” for a week of walking around, sightseeing and more. I left the planning of the itinerary entirely to him, not knowing what he would come up with. It was his 16th birthday treat, so I figured he’d be up for the challenge. [...]
Beautiful fall days are coming to an end fast around here in Northeast Ohio, and so we are taking every opportunity to enjoy them outdoors. Lake Erie is especially beautiful this time of year, its bluish gray water in contrast with the warm colors of the trees at its shores.
One of the spots where [...]
This Sunday we spent a very enjoyable afternoon at what has become a fall tradition for our family, the hoe down and barn dance at Muddy Fork Farm. Monica Bongue and her family open up their farm around the second weekend of October for a potluck with friends and family. While it was threatening [...]