Caramel Apples are such a classic fall treat. Every time I'm at the fair I always look for the caramel apples. The thick, chewy caramel contrasting with the tart green apples is a combination that just can't be beat. Sprinkle them with some sea salt and you're golden.Read More
If you're not familiar with Morning Buns, let me introduce you to your new obsession. Meet Morning Buns, the flakey, buttery pastry dressed in a cinnamon brown sugar and orange zest swirl. Morning Buns are similar to cinnamon rolls, except the dough is made from croissant dough. The croissant dough produces the tender, flakey, buttery layers that you just can't get from normal cinnamon roll dough.Read More
This Skillet Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake is the perfect breakfast. It's full of cinnamon and brown sugar, and studded in pears. It's slightly denser than a normal cake, hence the name coffee cake. Though that's not to say it isn't fluffy and moist, it definitely is.Read More
Most of us have a few recipes that we can pretty much make from memory, right? For me it's my chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, and german pancakes. I should probably learn to cook some real food, shouldn't I? One of these days..Read More
It's happening! Our weather in the past few days has dropped a whopping 10-15 degrees and I'm officially calling it FALL! Sure the drop only led us to a high of 70ish degrees. But I'm taking what I can get, and running with it. I'm in long sleeves, and even wore a scarf to my night class this week. I'm loving it. Give or take a couple of hot flashes.Read More
Apple Cider has always been my favorite fall-time drink. Warm, cinnamon-infused fall in a glass. I remember year after year rummaging through our kitchen cabinets trying to find any remaining apple cider packets to make.Read More
Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin hand pies. They're pumpkin, they're mini, and they're jack-o-lantern themed!
What is it about mini things that make them so darn cute? Whether it's their size, their portability, their personality, or something else, things in miniature form are usually even cuter than normal.Read More
This isn't just a peach pie, it's a ginger peach pie. The fresh minced ginger gives it an extra little ZING! The little kick goes great with the peaches.
Pie making can be intimidating for some. So I've broken down the steps of the pie, (pie crust especially), to hopefully make this daunting task a bit easier, and more enjoyable.Read More