Category Archives: Recipes

A Quarter Cup of Cocoa…and….

Here I sit watching my favorite Saturday morning show (Pioneer Woman…just can’t get enough the “life on the ranch” and cooking for her family stuff…horses, baking, cooking…how can you go wrong with that?) I have had a hankering to bake … Continue reading

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As blue-berry as I can be

I wanted to use up some blueberries that were in the fridge prior to them becoming small green bullets (it’s a novel idea….really, I’m much better at growing science experiments in the fridge. There’s a greek yogurt one working right … Continue reading

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Basil and Wha?

It’s Memorial Day weekend. And, with three days off, I have to embark upon some sort of culinary or gastric excitement, right? I did get up in time to watch my favorite Saturday morning show…Pioneer Woman. And I found nothing … Continue reading

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Apple of my eye

I quote the bible of all cookbooks to me…The New Doubleday Cookbook…frequently. Last night, after a wonderful lunch with friends, I went grocery shopping and had it in my head that I wanted to make another pie, but not strawberry … Continue reading

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An Interesting End

So, I did wind up making the pie after a long wild day at work. I did something unusual. My plan was to make a struesel topping. I even broke out the trusty Doubleday cookbook to be sure I had … Continue reading

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Whip it up

Yesterday I bought local rhubarb and local strawberries. I had every intention ​of making a pie last night but alas…I didn’t.  I was reading one of the two books I’ve got going right now and had a wild desire to … Continue reading

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Lobstah Mac & Cheese

I may have done this recipe before but just bear with me.  My mac & cheese is pretty darn good. But add lobster to any recipe (maybe not chocolate cake) and it’s way better. By the bye…you can likely sub … Continue reading

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Pita is Not Scary

So, I’ve tried making pita before and they turned out great.No special recipe…just googled “pita bread recipe” and used a Bobby Flay recipe that I found. The first attempt was white pita…organic all around and it came out great. This … Continue reading

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Coconut Pound Cake

Okay folks – here’s the recipe I’ve been working with for the coconut pound cake. It is based off this recipe from King Arthur Flour’s website so it’s definitely not my own base recipe… ½ c cup room temp butter (one … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

So, this past weekend, I made the rounds of the farm stands. At my favorite one, Indigo Farms, they had quarts of fresh picked strawberries. At my 2nd favorite,  Holden Brothers, they had rhubarb. So…well….it seemed natural. I took the … Continue reading

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