beer-glazed carrots
Beer-Glazed Carrots

Need to use up your root-cellar-stored carrots? This side dish can accompany any meal, from fish to beef.

holiday cookies cookie exchange
How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

Our first time hosting a cookie exchange was a hit and will probably continue as an annual tradition. If you like cookies, use our tips for hosting your own.

Alexander cake
Recipe: Latvian Alexander Cake

We celebrate my wife’s Latvian heritage with her mom’s famous shortbread cookies known as Alexander Cake.