Apple Picking

Apple Picking

Apple picking! Is there any other more traditional way to celebrate October than apple picking? The boys and I head out to the local farms around here the other week and they had such fun scouring the different rows of apples, sampling the different varieties and announcing their favorites. Empire won easily with Honeycrisp a …

Old Fashioned Brown Sugar Dumplings with Vanilla Cream

Recipe: Brown Sugar Dumplings with Vanilla Cream

  My Nana’s cooking was a central part of my childhood and surrounds almost every memory of growing up. From holidays to Sunday dinners, to the soups and stocks that would simmer all day long to the ethnic Slovak cuisine she would (try to) educate me on, Nana had a story and a reason for …