Roasted Apricots with Chèvre and Bacon

Apricot season is here! These little fruity gems taste especially delicious when balanced with something salty, like bacon. Throw in some tart chèvre, or goat cheese, and the sweetness of brown sugar and honey, and you've got an especially tasty snack! (Psst! This original recipe is from Danielle Kartes at Rustic Joyful Food. If you … Continue reading Roasted Apricots with Chèvre and Bacon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Do you have special holiday dishes? A collection that brings you extra joy when you set your Christmas table? My Christmas tablescape is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season! My collection only started three years ago. For years, I'd admired Williams Sonoma's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas collection from afar. But for … Continue reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Mainstay’s “Favorite Things” Gift Ideas

It's the day after Thanksgiving, which means it's officially CHRISTMAS SEASON!!! To celebrate, we're sharing some of our Favorite Things for gift ideas! Ranging from handy, affordable kitchen utensils to expensive, investment pieces, there's something on our list for every homemaker's budget. Le Creuset "Noel" Christmas Dutch Oven - Classic investment kitchen baking dishes, now … Continue reading Mainstay’s “Favorite Things” Gift Ideas