Super Bowl-Cooking with my Nieces

Dave and I watched our nieces, ages 7 and 9, during Super Bowl, while their parents went away for the night for a little mini-vacation.  My sister-in-law has done an excellent job training our nieces in the basics of cooking, knife skills and clean-up.  (Extremely grateful for that last skill)  We decided to do a…

Venison Roast with Blackberry Sage Sauce

I received a large amount of venison from a family member who hunts. I know what you’re thinking, “poor Bambi!” I will counter that I know where this deer lived, basically what it ate, that it lived a full, wild life and that it’s life ended in a humane way. The meat will not be…

Reluctant New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Eve 2015-it’s that time again, New Year’s Resolutions. I hate them, but they can be helpful with getting my butt in gear and achieve goals. This year’s resolution was inspired by a gripe from my husband. A few weeks before New Year’s, the bottom fell out of the drawer in our china closet…