Sweet Potato Casserole

During the holidays, people get a hankering for sweet potato casserole.  You know, that dish made up of sweet potatoes, marshmallows, and brown sugar?  My problem with this traditional side is it's often made from canned sweet potatoes (full of corn syrup) and ends up being cloyingly sweet.  But since it's one of my husband's … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole

Banana Nut Maple Syrup

My apologies.  I've been meaning to share this recipe for a while, but when rumbling stomachs and photo shoots (with adequate natural lighting) are involved, it can be hard to find the right time.  However, I was determined to make this again today so I could finally share it with all of you.  As I … Continue reading Banana Nut Maple Syrup

Maple-Kissed Walnut Spread

After a month of mornings craving non-traditional breakfast foods--pasta, sandwiches, stir-fried vegetables, salad--this week has been all about standard American breakfast fare.  One particular craving I've had is for bagels and cream cheese.  A couple of times a year, my husband and I go to a local bagel shop and share an Everything bagel with … Continue reading Maple-Kissed Walnut Spread