Category Archives: Food

The Family Dinner

An orchestrated daily routine is the The Family Dinner. From the cutting of fresh produce to the clanking of pots andView full post »

Doughnut Making

Doughnuts that are freshly baked. And homemade. These two are the perfect combination. During a few times a year onView full post »

Last Day of School

Remember your last day of school? It was a day of goodbyes, cleaning out desks and… the exciting thoughts ofView full post »

Midsummers Nights Feast

In Sweden, midsummer is an occasion. It is a time when the sun never sets and everyone escapes from the city to enjoyView full post »

Mushroom Hunting

It was always delightful going on a hunt for mushrooms in the pastures and fields of the prairies. As a child, it wasView full post »

Anniversary Meal

A special tradition has started between me and my husband every year, after getting married in Mexico from fourteenView full post »

National Donut Day

We must love donuts, since there are two National Donut Days in the year. The first Friday in June is National Donut DayView full post »

Oatmeal Mornings

Oatmeal (or porridge) as been a staple in homes for thousands of years – since 1000BC, and today over aView full post »

Strawberry Pickin’

Katie Stratton is a girl from Ohio, raising two little ones,  Max and Phoebe or “bee” along with herView full post »

Tosset Cakes

There is a forgotten food dating back over 700 years ago called the Tosset Cake. This little spiced biscuit dates backView full post »

Let Them Eat Cake : Weekend Rituals

Weekend rituals are the best to unwind from the week of busy schedules and work. We look forward to the time of solace,View full post »

Gourmet S’mores : Friday Night

The season is getting warmer in many parts of the world. To celebrate the beginning of spring and the warm weatherView full post »

Easter Lunch Box

We all enjoy a good, healthy lunch with great company… especially when it is themed with wholesome goodness.View full post »

A Pineapple Welcome

When welcoming a new neighbor or visiting a friend, you can bring them a pineapple as a symbol of friendship andView full post »

Nowruz : First Day of Spring

For many, when we think of Spring’s arrival… we think… fresh, new, alive. It feels like a big stretchView full post »

Home Cooking

My father was a farmer and my mother spent her time being at home with the children in the early years and went off toView full post »

Paddy’s Day Picnic

Imen McDonnell formerly lived in the Unites States, and fell in love with an Irish farmer, which now lives inView full post »

Kladdkaka – Swedish Chocolate Cake

I love cake. I think baking a cake is a beautiful and patient process. There are so many flavors, textures, shapes,View full post »

Unwind with Wine & Cheese : Friday Night

It is so nice to kick off those shoes at the end of a work week and rest into an evening at home. Some want to beView full post »

Sarah’s Biscuits

Sarah Murphy-Kangas from In Praise of Leftovers has a wonderful morning tradition she shares with her family and friendsView full post »

Cookie Boxes : Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrates a week of family meals and visits, with gift-giving and money-receiving which thereforeView full post »

Grandma’s Luncheon

Everyone loves Grandma. At least that is what I usually hear from children. Grandmothers are very important and specialView full post »

A Canoe Picnic : Date Night

Spending time together as a couple is always high on my radar. Especially when something different has been planned forView full post »

Pizza Fridays

The most looked forward to day of the week is Friday. Friday night many of us want to unplug and unwind with a movieView full post »

The Importance of Tea

Tea. The relaxing three letter word that brings either solitude or togetherness. Many rituals are centered around tea, View full post »

A 1779 Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner has been a traditional feast for hundreds of years. It is one of the most favorite holidays in theView full post »

Spooky Dinner

A themed dinner for Halloween is a festive evening with family and friends. Some menu items can be pretty unappeallingView full post »

Grandma’s Applesauce

Kristin Rosenau has been making pastries, eating pastries, sharing pastries and dreaming about pastries… sheView full post »

History of Candy

The history of candy dates back to ancient peoples who must have snacked on sweet honey straight from bee hives. TheView full post »

Cheese Pie

Food blogger and photographer, Sanda Vuckovic Pagaimo was raised around a large family where food was at their core. View full post »

A Harvest Gathering

The gathering of family and friends during the fall season requires an event. An event to roast chestnuts, drink appleView full post »

Tailgate Lunch at Harvest

During harvest, fields are being worked from early dawn to late into the night. There is a very short window to get allView full post »

Harvest Party Event

Fall time is a very special season. Many events take place to continue traditions and start new ones. We often think ofView full post »

Garden Visit

Getting a little dirty in the earth does the soul some good, especially when it comes to picking our own food. FreshView full post »