Whole Wheat Weekend Waffles

This month we have settled into a comfortable weekend-morning routine. Mr. Second Helpings and the Little Helping wake up and work together on preparing coffee and smoothies. I indulge in a few additional minutes of head-on-pillow time before following them into the kitchen to make pancakes or waffles. There was no discussion leading to this arrangement it just came about…

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Rhubarb-Oatmeal Waffles

There seems to be a hazy lull between waking and when my body is ready to be fully productive.  I am not an enthusiastic morning person but thanks to Mr. Second Helpings I almost always wake to the comforting smell of fresh coffee. Like a Folger’s commercial without the jingle, my eyes open a little wider and my mind gets…

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Rhubarb and Orange Compote

As the weather warms and locally-grown produce begins to arrive at our grocery stores and farmers’ markets, I feel like I am reuniting with old friends.  It has only been the last few years that I paid much attention to when various produce was in season.  Partially due to economics, in season foods are often less expensive. Partially due to…

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