Archives for 2018

Thyme & Brown Sugar Apples

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 4th, 2018| Recipes, Side Dishes

An elegant alternative to applesauce

It's October, and the apples are simply amazing in New Hampshire. Sure, you can find apples in the produce department all year long, but there's a huge difference between apples that were picked however long ago and shipped from wherever and apples that are

Homemade Applesauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 2nd, 2018| Recipes, Side Dishes

No need for store-bought when homemade is so simple.

I haven't made homemade applesauce in a while. I attribute that to the fact that I am cooking only for two and also that we haven't been apple picking in a couple years, so there isn't an abundance of apples

Sweet Potato Biscuits

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 27th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Recipes

Fall flavors in the form of a biscuit

I know fall is supposed to be all about pumpkins and apples, but really there are more fall ingredients out there. I'd be remiss if I didn't think about cooking with sweet potatoes. These root vegetables are a top choice in

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 25th, 2018| Breads, Recipes

Fluffy biscuit + cheesy goodness = yum

Weekends are my time to splurge on the food front. Quite often those splurges involve some sort of baked good or a cheesy concoction. This biscuit recipes combines both of those into one delicious package. If you want to make them even

Healthy Spinach Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 20th, 2018| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Healthy & delicious in one simple dip

After spending a good amount of August either on the road or splurging on fun meals with friends and family, I've been eating more conscientiously for the last week or so, as I get my eating back on track. Of course, eating

Spinach & Goat Cheese Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 18th, 2018| Appetizers, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Kinda healthy, kinda splurge-y, totally yummy

This recipes feels like it's from a different time and place. Actually, it is, seeing it's seven years old and we lived in a different location. However, many things are the same, such as our love of tapas meals and our adoration of

Caramel Apple Scones

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 13th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Recipes

As tasty as a caramel apple without the stickiness factor

For many of the baked good recipes I create, I use my hubby's colleagues as my guinea pigs. See, for all of the hats I wear, I'm based out of my home office. So, unless I happen to have

Irresistible Caramel Sauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 11th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A simple caramel sauce perfect for ice cream, cake, and more!

I'm a fan of caramel almost all of the time, especially if it's paired with something that has a hint of salt. However, I find that I'm more prone to think of caramel in the fall. Is it

Snickerdoodle Muffins

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 6th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Recipes

Basically incredibly soft cookies you can eat for breakfast

When I think about homemade cookies from my childhood, one of the recipes that comes to mind is a snickerdoodle. At the time, I remember some of my friends laughing at the name and wondering what sort

Cinnamon Marbled Quick Bread

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 4th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Recipes

Sweet & simple- What's not to love?

Yes, Think Tasty is all about food, but as I reread this recipe and article, I was amazed at all the differences between now and then. First, this article was published originally in the middle of the winter. It's over 90 degrees

Peach Caprese Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 30th, 2018| Appetizers, Recipes, Salads, Tapas Monday

A fruity take on the Italian classic.

In early August, I spent a week in the Mohawk Valley of New York teaching entrepreneurship to a group of middle school-aged students. Being away from home, I ate at a restaurant every night. One of those nights I was sent to

4 Ways to Be a Better Cook

by Editorial Team August 29th, 2018| Cooking Basics
Cooking is fun, exciting, and it means we can try all kinds of new and tasty dishes without even having to leave our own kitchens. However, for those who are not confident in their cooking skills, making dishes for themselves, their families, and their friends can be more daunting than