Mixed Berry Pie with Cinnamon and Lemon

slice of berry pie on plate with whipped topping

A trio of berries in the filling and cinnamon and lemon zest in the crust make for a practically perfect Mixed Berry Pie. If you’re a pie lover, chances are you have a favorite pie. Or three. That’s how we roll, we lovers of pie. It’s so hard to choose. I know this because I […]

Overnight Egg Bake with Bacon and Cheddar

plate of egg bake and salad

Making this Overnight Egg Bake is a great way to feed a crowd early in the morning for breakfast or to serve as lunch when paired with a salad. It also makes for an ideal dish to take to brunch get-togethers.  Somedays you’ve got time to prep a meal right before you want to eat […]

Easy Homemade Crepes

close up of crepe folded and topped with strawberries and cream

Enjoy homemade crepes, save money, and enjoy la belle vie. This easy recipe will get you hooked on making crepes yourself at home. Crepes are a huge part of my memories of France. Whether they were the simple (read: cheap) butter and sugar affairs that I purchased from a street vendor or the savory dinner […]

Basic Pancake Recipe – An Easy Pantry Staple

plate of pancakes on breakfast table with other breakfast foods

These easy pancakes are perfectly delicious and excellent for feeding a crowd. You can even make this basic pancake recipe as a mix or as a freezer meal! From tortillas and lefse to crêpes and pita, flatbreads are popular in every culture. And for good reason! Not only are they quick to prepare and simple to eat, […]

Cherry Crisp Recipe for One or a Crowd

cherry crisp with milk jug and glasses

Whether you make Cherry Crisp for one or for a crowd, it makes for a delicious dessert any time of year, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day. When I think of February desserts, I think of cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. […]

Cheddar Coins – aka Homemade Cheez Its

stack of cheddar cracker coins on white plate

Like boxed cheddar crackers? You’ll love these healthier homemade cheez its. Made with sharp cheddar cheese and a little whole wheat flour your snacking time just got a whole lot better. I think I have done it. I didn’t think it would really turn out like I hoped. But, it did. Yes, yes, it did. […]

Sourdough Pizza Crust

step by step photos of pizza dough process

Use up that sourdough starter discard in this delicious and flavorful sourdough pizza crust. Mix the dough in the morning and it’s ready to bake into pizzas at dinnertime. Should you decide to tackle the art of baking with sourdough, then you’re going to want to make a few things besides bread. I know I […]

How to Make Brown Sugar When You Really Need It

homemade brown sugar in white bowl

Run out of brown sugar? No problem. With white sugar and molasses you can make your own to use in your favorite baking recipes. Brown sugar is sometimes essential to a recipe. You can’t make a good Cinnamon Roll without it. And Not Mushy Oatmeal really tastes its best with a sprinkling of brown sugar. Forget about making Chocolate Chip […]