Category: Condiments


We love banana muffins this time of year. They fill a void waiting for the summer harvest to come on.  Besides, we’ve frozen so many over-ripe bananas over the course […]

Three Ways to Make Superb Banana Muffins


Monkey bread is more of a method than a recipe.  You can make monkey bread with a bread mix or your favorite bread recipe.  The difference in the recipes is […]

Make Monkey Bread!



Banana Bread
PB & J Banana Bread             I love banana bread, always have.  But some banana bread is better than others.  Today we’ll give you some tips for better banana bread and […]

If you love banana bread, this is for you!


Huckleberries are a big deal in Idaho and Montana.  There are folks that spend their weekends in late summer searching for and picking huckleberries. Huckleberry jam and even frozen huckleberries […]

Huckleberry Whipped Cream Cake






We think Mom should be able to sleep in on Mother’s Day. That means Dad and the kids need to fix breakfast. So maybe your Mother’s Day meal needs to be easy, as well as […]

Ten Easy Ideas for Mother’s Day


We’re serving crunch cake in our store this week: blueberry lemon, caramel peach, raspberry chocolate, mixed berry. The crunch comes from a layer of toasted, sliced almonds on top of […]

Crunchy Almond Topped Cakes and Muffins




By Dennis Weaver These are really simple to make. It’s simply a brownie baked in a pizza pan and then frosted and decorated with drizzles. 1. Bake the pizza. We […]

How To Make A Brownie Pizza



I may have the most fun job on the planet!   I’m a food explorer.  I have an office just down the hall from the test kitchen.  I don’t do all […]

Seven Kitchen Breakthroughs I Love





We love to feed people in our store!  We love food and we love people. A while back we served breakfast calzones in the store.  We bought five dozen eggs, […]

How To Make Breakfast Calzones



Everyone loves cheesecake and chocolate and cheesecake seems like the perfect combination. This is an easy recipe to put together and the German chocolate and caramel makes for a scrumptious […]

German Chocolate Cheesecake


Do your sales go up or down when you offer more products? Amazon thinks they go up.  In their internal studies, they found a 70% correlation between the number of […]

Psychology of Choice




This is my favorite time of year, September and early October.  I love the cooler weather, the crisp bite in the mornings.  I love the mountains in the fall, the […]

Fall Picnics | Ideas for Great Fall Picnics



I’ve never been to a bad block party. The best seem to be small where with plenty of opportunities to get to know your neighbors and you can keep track of […]

How to have a Great Block Party


We thought breakfast burritos—why not breakfast pannekoeken.  You load it with scrambled eggs and whatever goodies fit your fancy.  Make a cheese sauce.  Place one tablespoon of all-purpose flour in […]

The Farmer’s Breakfast Pannekoeken