For those who have made and/or tasted homemade sourdough bread, we are true believers that there is no better bread! My kids grew up eating whole-grain bread and pastries made with fresh-milled flour so they are completely used to darker bread with a slight tang from the sourdough. But even if you have not been…
Samuel’s Corn Chowder
Hi 🙂 I am Samuel Ovcharenko, Victoria Ovcharenko’s oldest son. I am a picky eater so sometimes I make my own food. My favorite soup is corn chowder and I am going to share it with you!
Creamy Corn Chowder
Corn Chowder is the perfect cozy, comforting transitional food from Summer to Fall. The bursting sweetness of fresh summer corn in combination with a creamy, rich broth thickened by a roux and spiced with warm spices of nutmeg, cumin and cayenne are a family favorite in our home. Although…with a picky eater in the house,…
Vanilla New York Cheesecake
Mastering a classic New York Cheesecake is an irreplaceable skill. Cheesecake is a very popular dessert that shows up on just about every dessert menu in the country. It’s no mystery what makes it so appealing to folks.
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
Would you believe me if I told you that my picky 3-year-old used to scream for me to buy brussels sprouts when we went shopping at Trader Joes? The cashiers and people standing in line would question me in disbelief, “what do you do to those brussels sprouts to get a 3-year-old to beg for…
Old Fashioned Corn Bread
Cornbread is the perfect transition into the cold season. Sweet, sunny and bright, reminding us of summer days. At the same time, cornbread is cozy and comforting to go along with a steamy bowl of chili or soup. Everyone must have a great cornbread recipe.
Whole Wheat Chocolate Marbled Banana Bread
One of the very few things I like about cooler weather is the urge to bake up something warm and delicious. For those who know me well, there are few things that I despise, and cold is one of them. Thankfully, a cozy chocolate banana bread will fulfill my craving for comfort on dreary cold…
Nutritious School Snack Bars
In our house granola bars, fig bars, protein bars all fall under one name: Snack Bars. Ever since the boys started talking they affectionally referred to anything in bar “form” as a snack. Bars are such a great way to pack full of healthy additions like flax, omegas, and protein.
Kid Lunches #1 Wraps and Quesadillas
A flavorful wrap or a grilled quesadilla can be a welcoming change from a traditional sandwich for lunch. The key to a fantastic wrap or quesadilla is ingredients. You can customize it to your preferences but keep in mind a few essential details.
Bourbon Peach BBQ Sauce
BBQ sauce is a sauce with many different preferences. Whether you like sweet, smoky, spicy, or tangy can be easily adjusted when you make your own.