Hot spiced cider has long been a family favorite. We usually buy the packaged mixes, for convenience, but every once in a while, I like to make the real stuff. The kind made from actual apples.
As soon as the kitchen is clean, and I do mean AS SOON AS, I feel an overwhelming urge to use everything in it. I can dirty a spotless kitchen in no time flat. Today I came home from running all my errands, took one look at the sparkling clean sink, and decided it was time to bake.
Pin ItA crumbly carrot cake – like cookie with cream cheese frosting. Source: Adapted from a recipe given to me by my neighbor, Cheryl, who says her grandmother has been making it for years. Yield: About 3-4 dozen Carrot cake always seems like an autumn dessert to me. I think it’s the cinnamon that [Read On]
Pin ItWe probably eat waffles once a week at our house. They cook quickly, and everyone loves them, and it is easy to create variations with chocolate chips, fruits, spices, and fun syrups. This week, I kept the waffles simple and made a nice apple topping to give them some life. It was pretty simple, [Read On]
Pin ItA great recipe for a classic Snickerdoodle cookie. Source: My grandma. I have no idea where she got it. Yield: 4-5 dozen This past Christmas saw some rather pathetic Snickerdoodles at our family gatherings. Mine turned out too gooey and underdone. My mother-in-law’s turned out too crispy. I somehow think that making Snickerdoodles is [Read On]