Category Archives: Holiday

Inspiring Austrian Chocolate Balls

Happy Thanksgiving Season! We had our Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday at my daughter’s home in Denver. Her husband was the chef, and guess what! The meal was all vegan. Who’d have guessed it? Gavin made a “from scratch” Vegan Chicken … Continue reading

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Inspiring Chicken Pot Pie for the Easter Season

What a wondrous sight is the light and green of spring! It gives us hope and a desire to try new things. My husband and I had a Stay-Cation recently, a long weekend in a Marriot Residence Inn way south … Continue reading

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An Inspired Christmas Fruitcake, you have to Try it to believe it!

Christmas Cake Fruitcakes have been the object of much defamation and in some cases, deservedly so. I have tried to eat some cakes that have been purchased from a mail order house and did not get past the first bite. … Continue reading

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Inspiring Ginger Cookies and Some Thoughts on Rest

Colorado Springs had its first freeze night before last—29 degrees. Winter is almost here. And the holidays will be soon upon us. If you are having trouble deciding what to give someone on your Christmas list, we have the perfect suggestion—a … Continue reading

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Tasty Side Dish for Thanksgiving

This year we are having Thanksgiving at my daughter’a house in Denver. It will be vegetarian with a vegetarian roast I’m interested to try. But I’m willing to bet a nickel that the pungent vegetable side dish Dale has for … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Carrot and Apple Side

Ordinary Carrots and apples become extraordinary in this glistening recipe. Considering the health benefits makes them even more extraordinary. One cup of carrots provides 407.6% of the Vitamin A we need on a daily basis.  Dale’s World: Glistening Carrots and … Continue reading

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A Beginning Gourmet’s Sweet Potato Souffle

It’s an inspiration to hear of the gourmet ways other countries prepare the ancient staple: the sweet potato. In Northeastern China cuisine they are often cut into chunks and fried, before being drenched in a pan of boiling syrup. In … Continue reading

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