What a Long Strange Trip: Pie, Celebrating St. Patrick, & Caring for One Another

Today is the day that our family had planned on packing up and driving to Chicago to attend the Inspired Home Show, a housewares show which brings together 130+ countries and welcomes more than 50,000 visitors.  The first inclination that we were not in ordinary times came weeks ago when this enormous trade show announced…

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Shop Update

Given the latest guidelines from the CDC and WHO and our ongoing concern for our families, team, and community we are making the following changes.   We will be closed to the public beginning at 6 pm March 16th until March 31st and transitioning to a carryout, delivery, and shipping business model.  Unfortunately, due to…

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Chickpeas by Sarah Copeland from her award winning Edible Living blog

Don’t Feed Fear: Cook, Practice Comfort and Connection

Not gonna lie, it has been a week of strange energy.  Perhaps it is the yo-yo-ing weather.  No. It is more than that.  It seems everyone is swinging wildly back and forth from mundane everyday tasks to panic over the state of the world and possible Coronavirus pandemic.  So what is a person to do…

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Dinner rolls

Food Stories: Great Grandma Craig’s Dinner Rolls

    When we took over ownership of the shop, we were welcomed enthusiastically by long-time customers and friends.  Linda, a talented local artist, has been there cheering us on along the way – from liking and commenting on our Instagram account, subscribing to our newsletter, or answering the call when we solicited family recipes…

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spring Paris

The Beauty that Remains

Wrapping ourselves in the comfort of home is the perfect opportunity to cook, bake, and ground in our surroundings.

Fall’s Invitation to Gather

Fall is beginning to weave itself in between the often-oppressive late summer heat waves.  As I sit to write, I can feel the cool breeze on my face from an open window and remember that not more than a week ago, the heat was intolerable.  Autumn inserts itself into our late midwestern summers just as…

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