This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad
Is there anything more "fall" than apples and cinnamon? Maybe pumpkin. Maybe the crunchy leaves under your boot steps. But there's something so heartwarming and magical about eating cinnamon apple flavored things when fall is here. Apple-picking is far out of our grasp in Oklahoma, but that doesn't mean we can't pretend like the apples… Continue reading Stovetop Cinnamon Apples
I haven't done a recipe round-up in a hot minute. I figured I'd give everyone an easy cheat-sheet of Fourth of July recipes. The recipes below are tried-and-true favorites of mine. The best part? Don't just use them for the Independence Day holiday! These recipes are perfect for any summer gathering. You can find appetizers,… Continue reading 24 Easy Fourth of July Recipes
There's a nip in the air, but the sun's warmth makes it better. A light beat pulsates in the distance. The smell of deep-fried foods wafts through the streets. Vibrant colors of oil pants can be seen in the distance. It's a spring rite of passage for Oklahoma City. The everlasting, annual event that marks… Continue reading Strawberries Newport
When I was a kid, my mom would go all out for my birthdays. I'm talking theme birthdays (Beauty & the Beast, Under the Sea, etc.) and all the decorations that come with it. She would also always make me a homemade birthday cake. They ranged from Chocolate fudge to my all-time favorite: strawberry. I… Continue reading Strawberry Brownies
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
It has been a lazy weekend in the Welcher household. Since we had planned on being snowed in on Saturday, we had nothing in the works to get out of the house. Neither the snow nor the ice came but our plans were unwavering: stay on the couch, in our pajamas, for 24 hours or… Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Cake Balls
A simple dessert made with crescent rolls. Take 30 minutes to make easy apple pie bites, with cinnamon sugar and caramel.
I have to get something off my chest: I loathe melons. Watermelon and honeydew. Gross. I'd rather eat a handful of rocks than those two fruits. And don't even get me started on cantaloupe; that stuff was truly sent to earth by the devil. Cantaloupe has always been on my relatively short 'Do Not Eat'… Continue reading Peach Berry Summer Fruit Salad
It's been so long since I've had a sweet dessert. Scratch that. It's been just a few days. But it feels like forever. I've never been a person with a sweet tooth. When it comes to breakfast, I choose savory over sweet things like pancakes, waffles, and French toast every time. Desserts are great, but… Continue reading Triple Berry Oatmeal Bars