While grocery shopping with my vegetarian daughter recently, we had a hard time finding our favorite black bean burgers at the store. There were other substitutes, but they just wouldn’t do. Finding the right food for a picky vegetarian teenager is dangerous territory, fraught with all kinds of emotional land mines. Wait a minute, how hard can it be to make them? We could even do it together.
Oatmeal not cutting it anymore? Fed up with Life (cereal)? Burned out on toast? Thirty Marens agree that breakfast is good for you.
Posted in Life, Recipes, Thirty Marens Agree |
Tagged apples, Baking, berries, breakfast, breakfast food, custard, gluten free, oatmeal bites, tarts, yogurt |
We did it again! Cookie Day 2016 was a great success.
Posted in Holidays, Norwegian, Recipes, Winter |
Tagged activities for kids, Baking, butter cookies, Christmas cookies, cookies, family fun, food, kitchen, Norway, Norwegian, Norwegian-American, scandinavian |
The world’s best rolls.
How we start the Christmas season: with butter and friends!
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Recipes, Seasons, Winter |
Tagged acitivities for kids, berlin wreaths, butter, Christmas cookies, cookies, family, gluten-free cookies, holiday baking, holiday food, hygge, koselig, krumkaker, Norwegian, pepperkaker, sandbakkel, Scandinavia, scandinavian, sirupsnipper |
The six-turning-seven year old doesn’t like cake.
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Parenthood, Recipes, Regarding Food |
Tagged acitivities for kids, birthday party, Cake, crafts, family fun, ice cream, ice cream cake, ocean |
read about it last year… this year was even better. There were cakes! Continue reading
Posted in Holidays, Recipes, Regarding Food, Thirty Marens Agree |
Tagged Baking, Best Cake, Cake, holiday, Kvæfjordkake, Maren, name day, names, Norwegian, Scandinavia, strawberry, Tosca |
Ranks right up there with
pecan popovers for awesome fall food. Continue reading
Posted in Recipes, Regarding Food |
Tagged Baking, dinnertime, fall, family, food, kitchen, mom, pumpkin, recipe, Regarding Food, scones |
Need some nutritious calories? Here you go. Sweet summer activity fuel.
“Life is short; eat dessert first”… at least once a year.
Posted in Family Life, Holidays, Life, Recipes, Summer |
Tagged almond milk, citrus, coconut, cooking, custard, dessert, elderflower, family, holiday, ice cream, ice milk, maple, peach, pistachio, rose, sorbet, spinach, strawberry, walnut, watermelon |