Trail Truffles When It’s Too Damn Hot

There are some days when I absolutely refuse to turn the oven on. No matter how bad my cookie craving gets, that oven is staying off. The windows are staying shut. My sweet tooth must be satiated another way. These little, inconspicuous oat, seed, honey and dried fruit balls may look like something you’d find…

On the First Night of Hanukkah… or Fat – Part 1

Today marks the first day of Hanukkah. It’s also Christmas Eve, but as I don’t come from Christian traditions, I’ll leave the waxing poetic on that history to someone else. For the eight days of the festival of lights, or the celebration of the blessed oil that lasted eight days, we’ll be exploring the importance…