On those cool summer mornings…chili is perfect.

More or less the time we generally eat chili is in the winter.  On a cool night, something to warm up the belly.   So living here in Michigan the weather is always unexplainable.  We live near the lake and many times it’s cooler here than inland.  Which makes that nice in all scenario’s.  …

Oh’ the aroma of hot baked bagel

I love bread and making my own sourdough and wheat bread were just a few of my favorites.   The best part of making bread is the opening of the oven, and slicing a fresh piece of the hot bread, and placing a slice of cold butter on top of that warm bread.  It melts…

A creamy swirl of balsamic on my leaves.

I love a salad, but I also love a good creamy salad dressing.   So many dressings have so many calories.  After reading the label, you slowly make every excuse why not to have it. In the case when I am preparing a salad, I like to have choices.  Have a selection helps enjoy those…