Sausage Rolls

Regiments of Sausage Rolls, ready for the oven ♦ ♦ ♦ I don’t like surprises. I do like apple pies. My husband is an avowed, unrepentant, sour-face-making apple-hater, so, to avoid the calorie intake involved in eating an entire apple pie by myself, I satisfy my apple pie craving with a weekly purchase of the single-serving version…

Moontowers and Frozen Margaritas

Maybe you’re thinking now would be a good time to read about Christmas cookies. I’ll get to that another day. However, a nice frozen margarita is a year-round necessity. Consider this post a public service announcement. ♦ ♦ ♦ AUSTIN, TEXAS. I wanted to know what a moontower looked like. First born wanted to taste a freshly-made…

Hummus got me thinking.

I didn’t realize until last night that my kids, now grown women, might have discarded the chicken nugget palates of their childhoods. While I’ve always loved cooking, my kids rarely loved what I made. (Meanwhile, my husband and friends who shared our meals were generous with their compliments. The food couldn’t have been that bad!)…