Quick Breads

Honey Beer Bread

I hope everyone’s week is going well. I started out my Monday morning with jury duty. ¬†After driving nearly 30 miles to the county justice center, the defendant for the case I was assigned was a no-show. A warrant was put out for his arrest, and I was released after sitting in the waiting room… Continue reading Honey Beer Bread

Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Growing up, we usually used the recipe on the back of the Toll House chocolate chips package to make chocolate chip cookies. It was always fantastic, and I didn’t stray from it until a couple years ago when I tried Cook’s Illustrated’s “perfect” chocolate chip cookies. I have to say, these are the most perfect… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

Canning

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Summer is quickly approaching, and I couldn’t be more excited. I only have a few weeks until I’m free from another semester of school, and I’ve already been salivating over all the fresh recipes I want to try. Though lets be real, I’m always drooling over recipes and have an ever growing list of hundreds… Continue reading Refrigerator Dill Pickles

How To

DIY Pie Crust Shield

Today I’d like to share a trick that I have found incredibly helpful in the pie making process. I learned of it somewhere on the internet a few years ago, and it has been a life saver. See, when I first started baking pies, I would tear multiple little strips of foil to mould around… Continue reading DIY Pie Crust Shield

Chicken

Sourdough Crepes with Turkey, Arugula, Artichokes, and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Spring is finally here!!! Though our winter hasn’t been especially nasty, I’m definitely feeling a change of season. It’s been fun the past couple weeks seeing more and more of the perennials I planted the last two years peeking out of our flower beds. Between picking up an additional three shifts at work last week… Continue reading Sourdough Crepes with Turkey, Arugula, Artichokes, and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Yeast Breads

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough is my go-to if I’m picking up a loaf of bread at the store to have with dinner. It has been my bread of choice for years, and in my opinion, the sourer the better. After purchasing sourdough starter on a trip in Alaska a few years ago, I began experimenting with sourdough bread.… Continue reading Sourdough Bread

Candy

Black Licorice Chews

Though I know many people aren’t a fan black licorice, this post is a fun one for me. First off, dachshunds!!! For those of you who don’t know, I’ve had dachshunds my entire life and am absolutely obsessed with the breed. I love their hilarious personalities, willingness to cuddle at any time, and overzealous bravery.… Continue reading Black Licorice Chews