Mini Dark Chocolate Cranberry Rock Cakes

Hagrid’s Rock Cakes didn’t sound so appetizing in the Harry Potter books, but this mini version is lightly sweetened, moist and tasty. I didn’t want to read the Harry Potter books. When Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was first released in the United States in 1998, I barely noticed ....more

New on Maine Course: Apple Cobbler

Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course?...more

18 Delicious Chicken Skillet Recipes

Forget the oven. I mean it. Instead,...more

New on Maine Course: Carrot Raisin Muffins

Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course?...more

Chicken Leek Stew with Mashed Potatoes Recipe

A hearty, aromatic Chicken Leek Stew is served with mashed potatoes in this recipe for comfort food. This one is for all the cooks who find joy in the kitchen. A former colleague’s Instagram name appeared in my notifications over the weekend ....more

New on Maine Course: Fresh Tomato Pizza

Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course?...more

Bruschetta Tuna Patties with Fresh Avocado

When my son 11-year-old son Will and I went to middle school orientation earlier this week, I was struck by how much changes between elementary school and middle school. So much responsibility shifts from the parent — me — to the child — him....more

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Recipe

It’s quiet in my house in the wee hours of the morning. Before everyone begins to rise for the day, there’s only the sound of my breathing...more

Empowering Your Kids to Help Pack Good Lunches

There’s a familiar buzz in my house these days. My kids and I are in the final stages of getting back to school-ready. The backpacks, clothes and school supplies are ready ....more

School Break Idea: Visit Gulf County, Florida

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It it too soon to begin planning for spring break (or that break next week, Thanksgiving, winter break, whatever)? ...more
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