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Apple Craziness!

September 1, 2011


It’s that time of year again.  The nights are crisper, the colors a bit brighter, and the kids are back in school. By October I am cooking stews, soups, and gingerbread.  Lots of gingerbread.  Fall simply demands it! Fall for us also means harvest time! Well, soon it will get into the low 30s and […]

Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

August 30, 2011


I got this recipe from my dear friend Blondie, and since then, we make this several times a month.  The only thing that prevents us from making these is a lack of over-ripe bananas on hand.  Sometimes we eat through the whole bunch before they are ripe enough!  Blondie also gave me another great idea: […]

Cherry Pie: a labor of LOVE!

August 22, 2011


Yes, you probably didn’t know it, but homemade cherry pie is a labor of love.  This cherry pie has been years in the making.  Yes, years. First, you plant a cherry tree.  We planted ours four years ago.  The first year we had a cherry stick, not really a tree.  We got one cherry.  The […]

Raspberry Coffee Cake

August 22, 2011


I mentioned I have been under a Raspberry attack, right?  I have picked 12-13 gallon from my patch this summer.  And I am still getting a quart or so every few days.  It has been a good year for raspberries!  I am always thinking of ways to use them up.  My neighbor and friend has […]

Recipes for Fairy Day

August 16, 2011


                        What is Fairy day, you ask? On the Spring Equinox, you are supposed to make Fairy Houses and leave them outside for the fairies.  If they like your offering they will leave a treat!  The best way to celebrate Fairy Day is to […]

Raspberry Muffiins

August 16, 2011


Raspberries????  Oh yeah, baby.  I am almost sick of them.  I have picked about 10 gallons from our patch so far this year.   Dry 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour (divided) 2/3 c. sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt   Wet 1/4 c. butter, melted 1/4 c. applesauce 3/4 […]

Apple Puff Pancakes

August 14, 2011


I think I first had “German Babies” at my Aunt Judith’s house when I was a kid.  I thought they were divine then and we still have them once a month or so now.  They are like a giant popover.  Eggy, light, and delicious.  They actually come together quite quickly which makes it fair game […]