Monthly Archives: September 2012

Quick Spinach-Garlic Bread

I came up with this ridiculously simple recipe about a year ago when trying to recreate the salty, garlicky, delicious spinach rolls that my father’s best friend, Joe, used to make when I was a kid. Whenever we’d go to visit him, he’d send us home with a cooler full of spinach rolls individually wrapped […]

Magic-crust Cranberry Pie Recipe

This is my grandmother’s recipe and it’s awesome, not least because you pour the batter over the top of the berries and it makes its own crust. I have made this recipe more times than I can count, and with all sorts of berries. It’s an easy one to do on short notice — I […]

Corn and spinach fritters

This is my go-to quick dinner for my daughter when I want to make sure she gets something green in her diet (however hidden). I started making patties for her because they were easy for her to hold and feed herself. It’s not such an issue now that she’s getting better with utensils, but they […]

Homemade toddler photo album

I made a sturdy little photo album for my daughter’s first birthday by mounting photographs on cardboard, covering them in clear Con-Tact paper, then punching holes in the edges and putting them on metal rings so she could turn the pages. She really enjoys flipping through the album and pointing out friends and family members. […]