I know this time of year is busy and stressful for almost everyone, and of course, I'm no exception.
This recipe is from local cook Dena Strong, who explains how she developed it in the guest post below. I can't get excited about the propect of snow, but this slaw does sound good.
Again, I promise it won't be all holidays, all the time on my blog for the next two months.
However, a reader did ask me recently if I have any suggestions for not-so-traditional Thanksgiving dishes. I took a quick look through our archives and found a Kitchen Chat column written last year by staff writer Lynda Zimmer. Here are some recipes she featured.
One question in our Sunday Getting Personal feature is when interviewees describe whether they're becoming more like their parents.
This morning was less dramatic than yesterday's mouse-inspired fright fest.
My cat, Sassy, is a wild little thing.
I adopted her about two years ago and am guessing she's about 2 ½. She still acts like a kitten – tearing around my house, carrying toys in her mouth and generally having a bad (but cute) attitude.
I needed a quick dessert recipe for a dish to take to a bonfire last weekend.
I found this recipe for Apple Peanut Butter Cookies in a magazine I brought home from our most recent Taste of Home Cooking School.
The recipe was pretty simple, and the cookies were soft and chewy.
This summer, I bought a gorgeous pair of cowboy boots from Pard's in Urbana.