Cranberry sauce is one of the easiest things to make, so every Thanksgiving, I make a batch and try to put a little twist on it. It is almost always a huge hit, but I almost always have a lot of sauce leftover. Repurposing leftovers is a time-honored Thanksgiving tradition. This spread covers a lot of […]
The first time I made cranberry sauce, I was surprised that it was so easy. Why bother with the canned stuff when you could have your own done in less than 10 minutes?
When most Americans think of cranberries, they likely envision a can-shaped, Jello-like tube that makes it’s way to a dining room table once per year. However – these little fruits have so much more to offer. My home state of Wisconsin produces more cranberries than any other state, so I knew I wanted to chat […]
Fall fell fast on Brooklyn this week. Nothing calls for a weekend baking project like a cold snap. However, weekends are also time for meal prepping and other household projects (a.k.a. fitting a week’s worth of stuff into two days), so there are a handful of shortcuts I’m willing to take.
A quick Google search will reveal a lively debate over what is “authentic” cornbread. People on the internet argue over everything from who makes the best cornbread (spoiler: it’s always their grandmother), if cornbread should have sugar in it or not, if it must be made in cast iron — the list goes on and […]
2016 was a tough year, and 2017 isn’t shaping up to be much better. Reading the news leaves me in a fit of rage or a pit of despair, and it is exhausting. I’m not the only one who feels this way. Former President George W. Bush said it best: “We have seen our discourse […]
In late 2016, I decided to take a career break. Though I loved the people I worked with, something wasn’t quite jiving. I wanted to take some time to figure it all out. During this time, I did some volunteer work to speak with women who were taking classes to improve their English skills. The […]