When I first started collecting recipes I used an old photo album I got when I was junior high to hold the recipe cards. The first few recipes I transcribed were family favorites. After that, I moved on to the cookbooks in my mom's pantry. After I was done with that, I collected recipes from… Continue reading Cinnamon Apple Crisp
We're just days away from the most gluttonous day of the year. My pantry is locked, stocked and ready for the big day. For the first time in forever, I have Thanksgiving off. I can't go anywhere, though, since I'll more than likely have to work the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The biggest day for college… Continue reading Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes
The fall and winter vibes are hitting hard in my house. I feel like I'm constantly chopping apples, sipping pumpkin spice coffee, or washing my hands with peppermint-scented soap. I love this time of year. It's both Christmasy and Fall-y and beautiful and cool. I wish every month of the year could be like this.… Continue reading Sausage & Apple Hash
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
While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad
A simple dessert made with crescent rolls. Take 30 minutes to make easy apple pie bites, with cinnamon sugar and caramel.
Good news, guys. I didn't get botulism! It's now been over 24 hours, so I think I'm good. I'm breathing a sigh of relief. If you want to read why I thought I would get botulism, click here. Since I'm botulism free (I think), I'm celebrating by eating all the good stuff. My coworker brought… Continue reading Cherry Pie Cookies