S’mores Chocolate Cupcakes

S’mores are a tradition with our family, even if we only manage them once during the course of a summer. We had an exceptionally active summer this year, made possible by endless hot days and dry evenings. (Always my preference over the chilly, rainy summers we sometimes endure.) We took in an Akron Aeros baseball … Continue reading

Wild Rice Salad with Cashews

This tasty chilled salad from author Patricia Cornwell was featured in Parade Magazine a couple of weeks ago. The mix of tangy rice and salty cashews offers a refreshing change from your typical bean, corn, potato or macaroni summer dishes.  (And, I thought the leftovers were even better after the flavors had a chance to … Continue reading