Grummy’s cookies bring back holiday memories

The Below kids and the Hahn kids were the best of pals growing up. Our families were special friends, as close as family, but with… Continue reading

Try spaghetti for a change from turkey leftovers

Over the last week, I bet you gorged on plenty of turkey dinner leftovers. Myself, I feel like a butterball. All good things must come… Continue reading

Don’t panic with Thanksgiving prep

I hope your Thanksgiving dinner is the best ever. The recent snowfall has made for a scenic drive over the river and through the woods… Continue reading

Cook ahead for Thanksgiving with salads

When I was a little girl growing up in Wisconsin, our family enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with our grandparents. Both my grandmas were excellent cooks. Now… Continue reading

Inspiration from Packerland: Recipes from Wisconsin

I am delighted once again to share stories, family traditions and my favorite recipes with you. This time of the year I want to be… Continue reading

Tasty recipes to ring in the New Year

My thoughts are of appetizers as the new year celebration looms at the end of this week. Savory little bites stuffed with yummy goodness. Addictive,… Continue reading

Sweet delights part of what makes Christmas wonderful

The Other Fisherman loves Christmas. It’s his favorite time of year, right up there with moose hunting season and fishing for king salmon in the… Continue reading

Savory and sweet treats create tasty holiday gathering

Being the creative person I am, I enjoy trying new recipes and adding a fun variety of flavors to my menus. My cooking constantly evolves.… Continue reading

Get into the spirit of the season with these tasty treats

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a beautiful frosty morning atop the mountain and I have a million-dollar panoramic view of the bay from my kitchen to… Continue reading

One of gifts of holiday season: sharing delicious food

I love this time of year, not only because it’s my favorite time to cook comforting soups, casseroles, roasts with gravy and mashed potatoes, apple… Continue reading

Sweeten holidays, cook up traditions with these treats

To say “Christmas” is to unlock a treasure chest of favorite memories and a world of much loved tastes, smells, sounds and scenes. Christmas is… Continue reading

Nothing says summer like fresh fish, veggies

What am I excited about cooking in my kitchen right now? Fresh-caught halibut and king salmon. That first-of-the-season fresh fish, grilled and basted lightly with… Continue reading

No party should be without these tasty treats

Even though we’ve officially welcomed in the New Year, it’s likely holiday celebrations will continue this weekend. What would those parties be without appetizers and… Continue reading

Indulge the senses with these tasty holiday treats

It’s merry holiday baking time. My family is lovers of cookies; lots and lots of cookies. We like to have the traditional cookies that have… Continue reading

Fruitcakes make tasty holiday gifts

Many years ago when the Other Fisherman’s dad would drive back from visiting his brother in Florida he bought fruitcake in Georgia on his way… Continue reading

Comfort food nourishes body, spirit

The leaves have fallen and there is snow on the mountains across the bay; that means I am happy to retreat to our warm kitchen… Continue reading

Wonderful summer deserves great food

Our summer has been wonderful, filled with sunshine and warm temperatures, beautiful flowers, visitors, fishing and a family wedding. On July 20, we were happy… Continue reading

There is no place like home(r)!

It is wonderful to be back in our home and Homer, surrounded by the life we’ve made here. I spent the winter in Juneau working… Continue reading