Category Recipes

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…

5 Minute Apple Crisp

Ever have craving for apple crisp, but you don’t have the time to bake a whole one? Or perhaps you want a single serving apple crisp and are searching for a quick dessert for one option. Enter: 5-Minute Apple Crisp.…

Nature-Based Unit Studies

Last year, I set out on my first attempt at homeschooling my son for kindergarten. I had been homeschooled my entire life, so I at least had some good models of what homeschooling can look like in my mind, but…

Pear Pecan Crisp

Pear Pecan Crisp with Vanilla and Molasses Late August always means one thing, it is time to hang up my green Weaver’s Orchard tee’s and exchange them for teacher clothes. The changing of my wardrobe signals it is time to…

Lattice Top Peach Pie

I was talking to a woman I work with last week about peaches, complaining about how the ones I had picked up from the grocery store were too small and hard to enjoy. She smiled, shook her head, and told…

Basque Cheesecake

I subscribe to a number of food magazines and have seen a growing number of basque style cheesecakes featured in articles. I have to admit, the exterior that appears more similar to a perfectly toasted marshmallow had me intrigued. The…