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Baking and Making

As in, baking a loaf of cranberry bread.  Mmmm.  I’ve also made a pie crust, with the actual pie to follow tomorrow.  I’ve baked gingerbread, which will be crumbled up into a pumpkin trifle tomorrow, and I whipped up some instant pumpkin pudding with a mix Neil found at the grocery store this afternoon.  It […]

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Cranberry Thanksgiving

Every few years my uncle lends me this book to read to the boys.  I like having a special Thanksgiving book to read, as I have always felt Thanksgiving to be a holiday that deserves to be steeped in tradition.  As a child, I felt this sense of tradition keenly, as we went about our […]

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Mom’s Cranberry Bread

  Today I am thankful for the warm and cozy things of fall. Fires in the fireplace and family recipes. In particular, my mother’s cranberry bread, which I would have made today if I’d remembered to buy orange juice when I was at the supermarket this morning Ingredients 2 cups 1 1/2 teaspoons 1 teaspoon […]

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