If you have the opportunity to pick apples out at an orchard, or even better, from your backyard; this recipe for spiced apple butter is a “must have.” PSA: Apple butter is not butter. It’s apples and spices cooked down to the point of being so thick, it spreads on […]
Tips, tricks, and recipe links for preparing your meals on a road trip.
My thoughts on where/how to stay overnight. Traveling beyond the safety of our home meant nights away from our safe, clean, beds. Choosing places to stay where we would feel safe and how we would manage more than one location also required some thought and consideration. For most of the […]
Tips and Tricks to navigating a road trip safely during a pandemic.
A throwback dessert bar that is essentially a chocolate chip studded peanut butter blondie with a chocolate topping. This simple family favorite can serve a crowd, or one die hard peanut butter fanatic, and is easy enough for young bakers to make with minimal adult assistance. My daughter made the […]
A versatile condiment made from blackberries, lime, and local honey. No canning required.
Holidays, birthdays, and other celebrations are times when you want your food to be as festive as the day. Sometimes that means making a traditional food. Other times, that means taking a food you love and dressing it up for the occasion! Our Independence Day celebrations looked a little different […]
A decadent homage to the All-American S’mores in cake form.
A Baker’s Trick for Adding Flavor Let’s start by first exploring what fruit powder is. Fruit powder is dehydrated, sometimes freeze dried, all natural fruit that is pulverized into powder form. Think of it like cocoa powder’s fruity cousin. Like your fruity cousin, fruit powder adds color and flavor to […]
An online bake sale to promote awareness and affect change. This blog is not meant to be a platform for politics. It is a place for me to share recipes, kitchen tips, health experiences, and share ideas on how I strive to maintain wellness in life. I do not believe […]