She works from home as a freelance writer, editor and photographer, raising four young kids with her husband and strives to teach them the importance of growing, preparing and eating real food. A native Minnesotan, growing up surrounded by farms served as a daily reminder of the importance of local and seasonal food.
One of my favorite holiday cookies are peanut butter balls or buckeyes depending on where you're from. The sweetened peanut butter filling is dotted with crunchy bits of cereal and covered in smooth dark chocolate to create a small peanut butter truffle-like cookie that is welcome on any holiday cookie tray.My childhood was one where certain foods delivered by bicycle marked the season. In September my grandmother would ride over on her black, European-style city bike, her basket stuffed…