Pie baking at the holidays

It came up at work - I'd never made a pie. I guess my family always has a pie at the holidays but usually wasn't homemade. So at Thanksgiving, my mom and I decided we'd make a pie. Using her French cookbook, we made the dough and the filling from scratch. Something else I can … Continue reading Pie baking at the holidays


5 books to get you on the trail

When I can't go hiking or I'm feeling far from nature I've found it's easy to reconnect through a book that takes you on a hike. Here are five books to will make you want to hit the trail. 1. A Walk in the Woods A Bill Bryson classic, this is one book most people … Continue reading 5 books to get you on the trail