Bûche de Noël

Bûche de Noël or Yule Log // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

A couple of years ago the Boy had to do a project for school: Research the Christmas traditions of another country or region. The place he drew out of the hat? France. We learned a lot, but one of the things he found most interesting was the Bûche de Noël, or … Continue reading

Grandma’s Apple Pie

Grandma sq

Whenever I make an apple pie, I always think of my grandmother. As I said before, I grew up in the middle of an apple orchard, and apples were a big part of my childhood. They funny thing is, I do not actually remember my grandmother ever teaching me to make … Continue reading


Spotted Dick // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

  As you might recall, we are kind of big Harry Potter fans around here, and last week we were trapped in the house, as it were, by Spring Break with no springtime weather in sight. We found ourselves leafing through The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook looking for something Tasty & Delicious … Continue reading