I have no idea why it took me so long to make oatmeal raisin cookies. I have been missing the taste of fresh baked cookies and finally decided to come up with a good recipe. The thing that I learned through the process is that it’s actually pretty hard to mess-up oatmeal raisin cookies. I don’t usually have high hopes on the first batch of anything I try, but the first batch of these came out pretty good. The… Read more »

  My husband was the one who introduced me to Cajun food. He was born in Louisiana and, though he was too young to really remember any of it, I think it left him with a love for the food of the region. I was reluctant at first because I am not a huge fan of spicy food, but I find that Cajun food is more flavorful than just hot. Over the last few years, I have come to love… Read more »

  Introducing a baby to solid foods can be challenging, even without being limited by dietary restrictions. For Sweet Girl, the first food we gave her was mashed avocado and she took it like a champ. Ate all of it, just gagging a few times. It was a short lived success, though. After one experience with purees, she decided she didn’t need to try them again. We tried several more times, with little to no success, until we finally decided… Read more »