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Harvest Salad with Cheese Curds

In a season full of all things sweet, from cookie exchanges to candy canes, hot cocoa and peppermint bark brownies, it’s good to have some go-to recipes using locally grown apples this time of year. My favorite apples this time…

Farm Market Gingerbread Houses

I love making gingerbread houses, but have never been a big fan of the neon sugar-filled candy that usually covers them. I wanted an option that was a little healthier, a little prettier, and a little more natural. A couple…

Tomato Sauce

Since starting my own household, tomato sauce has proven to be one of the most versatile ingredients in my pantry. I use it in everything from homemade pizza to casseroles to soups to pasta, and I always seem to be…

Apple Squash Harvest Soup

Nothing hits the spot quite like warm soup on a cold day. There’s a reason that fall is considered soup season, and this recipe combines the flavors of autumn into a favorite comfort food. This dish is perfect for serving…

Pumpkin Muffins

I have found that fall brings with it a lot of evening parties, potlucks, and last-minute gatherings. Last Sunday, I needed a quick snack that I could throw together and have ready in under an hour. This recipe was incredibly…

Apple Pecan Salad

I was never much one for fruit on salads, mostly because that fruit was usually raisins or craisins, options to which I inherited an aversion from my father. I had a bag of pecans sitting in my pantry and a…

Spiced Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies Re-Imagined If I asked you to think back to your childhood and come up with foods that populate the quintessential brown bag lunch what would it be? Now hold that list in your mind and consider,…

Homemade Wellness Shots

Did you notice how this year the transition from Summer to Fall seemed to happen overnight? October 1 knocked on our door with an overnight low of 38 and a nice dose of a viral infection that made its way…

Mini French Apple Tarts

You’ve probably heard of pineapple upside down cake, but have you heard of upside down apple pie? The French make a truly delicious caramelized apple pie called Tarte Tatin which is baked and then inverted. Once it’s upside down, the…

10 Cool Apple Facts

I can still remember the crisp, tart taste of a freshly picked Stayman Winesap apple that I picked with my mom and a few friends when I was a child. Back in “those” bygone days, we used to come to…