Monday, March 27, 2017
Concord Grape Pie

Concord Grape Pie

Nothing says fall in Upstate New York like a grape pie. This grapey Naples, NY confection is fairly new to the world of desserts, but it sure has made an impact. This annual treat is anticipated by many, and...
It's less than 10 days away now, guys! How are you doing on holiday prep? I am not going to lie, I am behind and need to get cracking, and by cracking I mean shopping. But I have been doing pretty...
I love it when eggnog hits the shelves at grocery stores,  I always buy it as soon as I see it, despite the fact that I don't really enjoy drinking. There is just so much to do with eggnog. The...
  Even if you have only ever spent a few minutes on my blog, it is pretty clear I LOVE spice cakes. But this cake. This Vermont Spice cake is the quintessential fall dessert.  There’s just something about...
It recently got pretty chilly here, like into the 40's at night and 50's during the day. Considering it was 90° degrees out practically last week, that drop in temperatures can be quite a shock on a person. No...
Applesauce Puffs

Applesauce Puffs

The kids made it through their first week of school, and let me tell you it was quite an adjustment period for them! But it was especially rough on my son, he had turned into a night owl during...
A  deliciously moist apple bundt cake with cream cheese filling and praline frosting.   When I  saw this recipe it immediately made me think of the Apple Praline Bread recipe a friend shared with me and I posted here, and I knew I HAD...
Cinnamon Peach Crisp

Cinnamon Peach Crisp

Fresh peaches and topped with a streusel made with oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter make this Cinnamon Peach Crisp a family favorite. We are officially in the last week of our summer vacation! The kids head back to school...
I loooooove apple season. It is without a doubt  my favorite time of year. I grew up in Wayne County,  and there is nothing like it in the fall.  Someday take a drive through the Wayne County countryside in fall...
  Ok, I know I shared a recipe for zucchini bread last week, but my garden is suddenly bursting with summer squash, and honestly I fell a little in love with this cake today. I am a pushover for spice...

Zucchini Bread

  How is your garden doing? Our zucchini are nowhere near producing like they have been in previous years. I think the rain disrupted the setting of the blossoms, because we have big beautiful plants, just have yet to see...

Blackberry Pie

  My sister-in-law has quite a few raspberry and blackberry plants in her backyard, and the blackberry bushes exploded with berries while she was on vacation, the day she got home she called us and told us that we...
  I couldn't let strawberry season slip by without making a strawberry rhubarb pie, and honestly I had intended to share this recipe sooner but it got kind of crazy around here. But, if you still have some late season...
  Not too long ago while perusing Facebook I happened to notice a super moist and totally unique cake that someone had made and shared in a cake and baking group.  I knew I HAD to make this cake. With...
 I am officially the mother of a teenager. I am not even really sure how that happened, it seems like yesterday I had her.  13 years have gone by, in what seems like the blink of an eye. While I am...
  Oh my gosh guys, I can not even begin to guess how many times I have made Banana Cake with Vanilla Bean Frosting since I found this recipe. It is currently my daughter's favorite, and she has requested it weekly....

Homemade Brownie Mix

 Keep Homemade Brownie Mix on hand to mix up whenever a chocolate craving strikes. It has all the convenience of a boxed mix made with a made from scratch taste. Last week my laptop died. It was a miserable...
Chocolate Cherry Thumbprint Cookies- This rich and decadent cookie is perfect to the holidays!  I have to tell you, no matter how much I lament pitting a five gallon bucket of full of tart cherries by hand, I will never ever...
Crackled Butter Cookies are buttery and sweet with a sugar-glazed top that forms crackled patterns during baking. Holiday baking can get a little elaborate and over the top. While I have nothing against delicate pastries, exotic ingredients and time-consuming recipes, simple...
Need a simple homemade Christmas gift?  Use this Gingerbread Cookie Mix in a Jar recipe and your recipient can mix up delicious cookies whenever the mood strikes. This is Cookie in a Jar mix the perfect holiday gift for teachers, neighbors,...

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