Starting Off the New Year Right…With Lasagna!

I grew up in the South and New Year’s Day there means eating black-eyed peas to bring good luck in the coming year.  This is one tradition that I’ve never really embraced because they are not what I want to start out my year eating.  To me, you should start out a year by eating…

The Best Gifts are Homemade and Edible!

Just in case you’ve missed it, the holidays are here!  From the week before Thanksgiving (early grocery shopping) to Christmas Day evening (cooking dinner) I never seem to stop running.  There’s cookie baking, decorating, shopping, mailing, wrapping, Christmas cards (taking the family photo with the pets seems to take an hour or two by itself),…