Chocolate cake and pizza pie

Chocolate cake and pizza pie

“Julia, here is a one cup measure for the flour, you may put two level cups into this bowl and Austin, here’s the sugar, you may dump this...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Happy 80th birthday, Grandma!

Happy 80th birthday, Grandma!

Grandma has always been a very special person to me. Tonight we celebrated her 80th birthday. Since Grandpa passed away two years ago, we simply appre...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Gloria skates on thick ice

Gloria skates on thick ice

We are talking about some spine-chilling weather lately! The way it sounds, many of you have also been having exceptionally cold temperatures as well....

January 20th, 2018 |  



Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

I like goals and the New Year is a great time to plan some. Having a goal, then reaching it has a satisfaction all its own. My husband, Daniel, is the...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


Compote mixes dried fruits, ginger, cognac

Fruit compote — or stewed fruit — is an old-fashioned thing that seems just right for right now.The first time that I remember eating it, ...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Shrimp with pineapple brings elegance, sweetness

After all the cooking and shopping that the holidays inspire us to do, I’m looking forward to pulling out some easy recipes that use pantry ingr...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Infuse veggies with garlic and spice drizzles

Obviously, we love cooking. At The Culinary Institute of America, it’s in our shared DNA to boil, braise, baste, and bake. But when it comes to ...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Warm hearts and warm mugs

Warm hearts and warm mugs

Everyday life our household continues to be quite eventful with our four little ones! Some days flow smoothly with me even getting a chance to sew a c...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Tourism in coal country

Tourism in coal country

PERRY COUNTY, Ohio (AP) — Two-thirds of Appalachia’s coal industry jobs have disappeared since the 1990s. Now the region is hoping tourism...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Cooking on deadline: chopped winter salad

Cooking on deadline: chopped winter salad

How often do we read some article about how meaningful it is to cook with the seasons? But winter can test those good intentions.You try and make a me...

December 30th, 2017 |