Vidal Ice Wine Pie

Skin in the Game

We’ve known for some time that Mr. N loves theater and it didn’t take us long to realize this was more than a mere hobby. Maybe it’s the art of performance, or the camaraderie of the group, the ability to engage the imagination, or what is learned from walking in someone else’s shoes. Whatever it is, acting is intrinsically woven into his very soul.  Continue reading

FLX Grape Pie

Seasons Change

This is Mr. N’s first year of middle school. That means walking a fine line on Halloween. He absolutely did not want to miss trick or treating, but he also didn’t want to be caught dead in anything “babyish” or that might entice ridicule. So what to do? Gruesome? Clever? Or silly? Continue reading

Polish Chłopski Posiłek


While the emperor ate his pancake bits, on the other side of the tracks, the peasants were tossing together cabbage and bacon.  Continue reading


A Meal Fit for an Emperor

One of our favorite Sunday activities is to make breakfast together. And what better way to start the day than with a meal fit for an emperor? Mr. N will explain… Continue reading

sight lines

An Audible

When planning, when parenting, when traveling, when cooking, when in a relationship, or when planning just about anything, the ability to run an audible is imperative. Continue reading



I know, I’m a bit late on the post, but I promise, today, the wait is over! And we have a great recipe for you. Bonus! Continue reading