Foodie Adventures, Recipes

Apple Picking Fun and Consequent Maple Apple Butter

Every fall, I look forward to visiting an apple orchard. Since we moved to Georgia, apple picking traditions have changed a bit. For example, wearing my favorite scarf isn't the best idea when the temperature gets up to the 90's during peak apple picking hours. Two years ago, a couple of friends and I visited… Continue reading Apple Picking Fun and Consequent Maple Apple Butter

Foodie Adventures

A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure

Every September, I feel the urge to snuggle up on the couch with either a glass of wine or a cup of tea, and start watching the Gilmore Girls again. Each time, my husband sighs but by season 2, he's hooked and making me wait to watch the episodes together. What can I say, I… Continue reading A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure

Foodie Adventures

Tasting Quebec Favorites

Every time someone visits from home (usually, my mom), I quickly come up with a list of goodies I miss and want to eat. On one of her last trips, she very much delivered, with many good treats that I slowly savored in the months following her visit. Vachons Cakes: Joe Louis, Mae West, Ah… Continue reading Tasting Quebec Favorites

Foodie Adventures

Fourth of July From Scratch

Happy birthday, America! This summer marks 4 years since my naturalization ceremony and 10 years of Fourth of July celebrations. While Jeff and I rarely partake in big parties, we usually wear red, white and blue, and come up with some American-themed meal. While it started with simple meals that took only a few minutes… Continue reading Fourth of July From Scratch