It’s Autumn – Time for White Bean Soup!

Autumn is perfect soup weather.  The hot and humid summer days have fallen off to cool nights and breezy , sunny, but cooler, days.  Colored leaves are swirling to the ground. Just  cold enough so I need something to take the chill off when I come inside.  Soups, stew and other comfort foods just fit [...]

It’s Fall – and Ticks are out!

Ticks are common throughout much of the USA as well as the rest of the world.  They prefer fairly humid conditions but it must be at least 45F/ 7 C degrees to survive and reproduce.  In really cold or hot weather they are less active.  So in the fall, I see more of them after [...]

How to Elevate Your Next Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Who doesn't love a good grilled cheese sandwich?  Delicious melting gooey cheese, and crispy bread.  But it can be so much more! This cool, frosty morning I made grilled ham and cheese for breakfast (we eat BLT's for breakfast too - I know, it's strange!). Here's some tips and ideas to make your next grilled [...]