Fava beans — larger than lima or butter beans — are packed with flavor and nutrition. Remember Jack who sold the family cow for a few beans — and they turned out to be a magical variety? When you think of fava beans, think of the old English children’s classic, “Jack and the Beanstalk” kind … More Cream of Fava Bean Soup
Last evening was the first time that our little family has been together under one roof for a meal. We have been here for a few weeks, but haven’t taken time to have a meal together. I know it’s awful that we are so busy, running in every direction. It is so nice to have … More Bonnie’s Blueberry/Apple Crisp
I put several recipes together for this outstanding cake. I make it at least twice a month for visitors and always get asked for the recipe. What sets it apart is the added coconut and the sour cream and coconut to the batter, if you like regular pineapple upside down cake and coconut, then this … More Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cake
I learned how to cook stuffed bell peppers while living in Odessa, Ukraine. In fact, that’s where I learned to cook and to entertain in general. Who knew life abroad would became all about hospitality? But it was and still is, and I am so glad I learned it. I love to entertain and have … More Bonnie’s Stuffed Bells
Well, Judy Garland is singing, cookies are baking, family is near, the cat is curled up on my lap, purring… yeah, it is one of those days. The smell of cinnamon fills the air. What is it about cinnamon that set the soul right? Here’s my recipe for simple holiday cookies. It is a standard … More Festive Snickerdoodles!