Browsing Tag

Baking

  • Dessert

    Double Cherry Pie

    “Sane people never pass up good pie.” Remember this when you are selecting the friends you keep, future spouses for your children, or the next people to invite to a party. The…

  • Food, Pigs

    Donut Mini Muffins & “Teeny Winkles”

    Mini Donut Muffins are one of my kids’ favorite recipes. They are totally pop-able, donut flavored mini muffins, rolled in butter and then cinnamon sugar. They come together quickly, and are a great beginner recipe…

  • Food

    Coconut Cream Pie Bars

    Coconut cream pie is a staple on my family’s Christmas spread. This year, I wanted to make something a bit more interesting than the typical coconut cream pie offering. If you are…

  • Food

    The Best Apple Crisp

    Harvest continues to roll on, with beautiful weather, though things are getting really dry now. Before heading out this morning, I have to give you one of  my favorite fall recipes. I’ve…

  • Food

    Simply Peach Pie

    I have a confession. I’ve never made peach pie. Why? Mom always made it, so I never had to. The other day, peaches were on super-sale and passed the ‘sniff test’ (*I will…

  • Food

    Sea Salt and Chocolate Picnic Bars

    Bars. The most frequent-ed recipes on my blog are recipes for bars. I recently realized I’ve never shared one of my most coveted, tested bar recipes. Silly. I should have shared this…

  • Food

    Farmhouse Buttermilk Loaves

    Baking bread is truly my favorite thing to do. Regardless of how many loaves of bread I bake, I always feel like a magician when I pull the freshly baked bread from…

  • Food

    Classic Apple Pie on The Big Show

    Today I’m SO excited to be on “The Big Show” (for those of you not around my neck of the woods, that’s our local AM-Farm Show on 1040AM: WHO Radio). As you…

  • Food

    Drake’s 2nd Cake & Being There

    This past Thursday, my nephew Drake would have turned two years old. The loss of that baby boy turned my safe little world upside down and rocked me in ways I didn’t…

  • Food

    Amy’s Pie

    “We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of pie.”  –  David Mamet | I had the privilege of hosting some of the North Iowa Bloggers in my home for…

  • Cookies, Dessert

    Blue Tin Butter Cookies

    These rich and tender cookies are simply made and easily eaten. They transport me to simpler times. I’d like to think (though my cooking contest recipes would disprove this idea) that basic recipes, prepared…