roasted carrots with rosemary and garlic

These look delicious don’t they? This last weekend Michael’s son came over and we fired up the grill. Michael’s son is grown and out of the house, so when he is able to come over to visit we jump on the opportunity. Michael went to the grocery store and purchasedRead More →

Gift baskets are a great way to show you care. Sometimes it’s even just the “go to” gift when you don’t know what to give. Personalized gift baskets are really exceptional though. When you go that extra step and collect the items into a basket yourself, the recipient knows: YouRead More →

roasted garlic mustard

I was reflecting a lot on our times in Leavenworth, WA as I was making this Roasted Garlic Mustard recipe.  Leavenworth is a little Bavarian Village nestled away in Northern Washington. In the winter the buildings are covered in white twinkle lights and there are horse drawn sleigh rides through the snow coveredRead More →

barbecue sauce

I knew I wanted to create an original barbecue sauce for Bread & With It because barbecue season is upon us.   What is barbecue season without your family signature barbecue sauce?  It’s what defines you as a barbecue chef! We brought out our fairly nice charcoal barbecue that weRead More →

Red Potato Salad

My husband was born and raised in Florida and I have to say that being a Northwest girl has been very stressful for me when it comes to cooking. He can be a critic at times, especially when it came to my first mention of Red Potato Salad. I rememberRead More →

homemade ketchup

Summer time is quickly approaching and with it comes Barbecue Season!  Oh how my family LOVES to barbecue!  Your stomachs are soon to be full of hot dogs, cheeseburgers, ketchup and High Fructose Corn Syrup… {boo}! We have been purchasing brands that don’t contain High Fructose Corn Syrup for quiteRead More →