Herb Cheese Scones

I can’t help it. Savory scones are pretty much one of my most favorite breakfast things. So much so that I’m willing to make and entire batch for just myself. This batch was my holiday morning treat to myself. Half of them I’ve stashed away in the freezer while the other half I’m splitting and …

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Holiday Ham with Mac and Cheese

When you end up cooking Christmas dinner for just your mini family, you make and eat pretty much whatever you want for the holiday. For us this year that meant having spiral ham with baked macaroni and cheese. For me macaroni and cheese is one of my absolutely favorite things from growing up. I’d ask …

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Growing up we typically had two Christmas celebrations. One took place with my mom’s extended family Christmas day and consisted of a big sit down family meal. The other took place Christmas Eve with my dad’s extended family. The Christmas Eve celebration was always buffet style with LOTS of appetizers. One of the first year’s …

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Thanksgiving feast

As is pretty typically for us, my spouse and I were on our own for Thanksgiving. This has never stopped us from making good food though. This year because we’d had turkey earlier in the month, we decided to have ham for Thanksgiving. With this we decided to pair a few favorites:

Roasted garlic fingerling potatoes …

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Turkey for Two

This year like many years my spouse and I had Thanksgiving by ourselves. Because he’s diabetic we can’t have the typical trimmings: mashed potatoes and stuffing. It also makes no sense for us to cook a whole bird. So we bought a turkey breast and roasted it for ourselves. Because a turkey breast is lean, …

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