Hands down, my favorite breakfast food is a warm, fresh scone. Carbs and butter – what can I say? Don’t let the high price of butter make this hard to swallow. Trust me, these go down just fine.
When my dear friend gave me apples from her tree and I stumbled upon Naïve Cook Cooks’ recipe for apple scones, I knew what needed to grace my breakfast table. Using an adaptation of her recipe, I came up with these beauties. Continue reading →
This recipe couldn’t be simpler or more delicious!
In fact, it is so simple, I wondered if it could even be called a recipe; yet it is just too good not to share.
Our family was recently blessed with a box of fresh peaches. In the heat, they were turning quickly so I’ve been looking for delicious ways to use them up.
When your friends bless you with a box of peaches, well, you make cobbler and a host of other wonderful, summer dishes. We’ll get to the others later. Today, we’re talking cobbler.
There are about a zillion-and-one recipes on the web for fruit cobblers (and crisps). Mine is rather simple, but as always, I will give you a few ideas for fun additions to experiment with. Continue reading →
We had the privilege of enjoying a wonderful Father’s Day dinner with some very dear friends of ours. We were served BBQ beef sandwiches with homemade cole slaw and an incredible homemade berry pie complete with vanilla ice cream. The food was wonderful and the company even better.
In addition to all that wonderful food, my friend let me taste her No-Bake Energy Bites. Continue reading →
When my family and I spotted a small patch of wild raspberries growing near the side of the road on public property, we made sure to go back to the area as soon as possible to pick what we could.
We ended up with about a half to three-quarters of a cup of small raspberries so I thought that the perfect use for them would be in a batch of homemade muffins. Judging by how quickly they were devoured, I would say it was a good idea.
Now I’d like to share the recipe with you. Continue reading →
After sharing my recipe for the The Best Buttery, Caramel-ly Pancake Sauce EVER, I thought I’d give you a delicious recipe on which to pour that decadent sauce.
Enter my Multi-Grain Apple Cinnamon Waffles. This recipe is very versatile and can be adapted with what you have on hand. You can use berries instead of apples and cinnamon. You can even keep them plain, if that’s the way you roll. Use the recipe as a guideline and create your own favorite variety. Continue reading →
A few years ago, I came across this recipe – Tasty Kitchen’s Liquid Gold (Pancake Syrup). You can click on the red text to read the original recipe.
I’ve adapted the original several times over the years until I have, in my opinion, perfected this recipe.
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This syrup is so full of buttery goodness that we don’t use any additional butter on our pancakes, waffles, scones, or muffins! Continue reading →
Not that I ever feel guilty about eating an apple pie, but I don’t always want to take the time to make a crust. I’m kinda lazy that way.
Unless you have a countertop convection oven, you don’t want to be heating up your kitchen in the summer by baking a pie. If you missed my post on baking in the summer without heating up the kitchen, you can read that here.
My Cinnamon Skillet Apples are the perfect alternative. You can have the flavors of the All-American Apple Pie without the downsides.
As usual, don’t take my word for it. Give these babies a try. You won’t regret it. Continue reading →