No complaints about coziness.

We could gripe about how long this Winter weather has lasted into Spring, but we’re sure you’ve heard it all. Even our Arizona-based family saw a light dusting of snow last week! We would have much rather been outside toiling in the garden instead of shoveling snow or looking out on a greyish-white landscape. However, we used the long, treacherous weather to our advantage.

The effects of  a long Winter gave us more time to grab a hot drink and create a few new goodies from fiber…

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more opportunity to cozy up with loved ones and (including sassy grandbabies and a new little man in the family!)…

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more time to find rustic inspirations in the rugged landscape…

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…and more time to indulge in comforting foods.

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We could play “Guess What We’re Making,” but you’ll just have to check back in a few days to see what will come from those teasers!

 

Recipe Links: The Apple Frangipane Galette, The Chocolate Bread Pudding (we substituted half the chocolates for fresh blueberries and used whole wheat croissants), Garden Tomato Bisque with Grilled Cheese Croutons.

 

 

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