Monthly Archives: January 2016

Fudgy Chocolate Truffle Brownies

In my headphones, The Marshall Tucker Band croons “Six long months on a dust covered trail/They say heaven’s at the end but so far it’s been hell/And there’s fire on the mountain, lightnin’ in the air.” Music, like this song that I’ve long loved, can do so many things for us. It can inspire. It can […]

Dried Cranberry Scones

Two generations ago on a farm in Connecticut, my family milked cows in the barn, gathered eggs from the chickens in the coop and plucked apples from the trees in the orchard. Baked goods were made from scratch, often using the moulding board, and kept in the larder. Back then, our family homestead was home […]