Category: Condiments


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


Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake “We’ve made dozens of these flourless chocolate cakes and served them to our customers in the store plus we’ve used them in classes. This is the […]

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake



Here’s how to make thin crust pizzas in 15 minutes. The secret’s in the thin crust.  Thin crusts don’t have to rise so you don’t have to wait. It’s easiest with […]

How to Make Pizzas Quicker than Delivery


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Eight Ways To Make PB&J Sandwiches They Love   Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches don’t need to be boring. Here are ways to make something fun with PB&J. We made […]

8 Ways To Make PB&J Sandwiches They Love



Veggie Flatbreads from http://PreparedPantry.com
Discovering the Foods of the Twin Cities: Margherita Flatbread I’m writing this from Minnesota. It’s a beautiful day, not too hot, plenty of sun, and a mere rustle of a breeze. […]

How to Make Fresh Veggie Flatbread Pizzas


With Directions for a Tin Roof Sundae Hot fudge sauces are usually made with melted chocolate but it’s easy to make it with cocoa—and considerably less expensive.  The key is […]

How to Make Hot Fudge Sauce with Cocoa






You’ll love this white bean chili.  It’s hearty, spicy, and full of flavor—and easy to make with canned beans. This is comfort food. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon […]

Turkey White Bean Chili


We had a lot of fun with this. It’s not really a pie or a pastry but it is scrumptious. It’s made with a rich cream cheese pastry on top […]

New England Apple Pie Pastry



with Caramel Whipped Cream This was the last in a series of twelve skillet cobbler recipes we tried and served them to visitors in our store.  People really liked it.  […]

Plum Currant Skillet Cobbler


with Caramel Whipped Cream This was the last in a series of twelve skillet cobbler recipes we tried and served them to visitors in our store.  People really liked it.  […]

Plum Currant Skillet Cobbler



with Caramel Whipped Cream These are absolutely wonderful cobblers, our favorite type of cobbler yet.  And they are easy.  Once the fruit is prepared, this is a simple one-bowl, one-pan […]

Peach Pineapple Paradise Skillet Cobbler


with Butterscotch Whipped Cream Blackberries or raspberries and peaches is a classic combination.  These can be made with either fresh or frozen blackberries.  The peaches are best fresh but can […]

Blackberry Peach Skillet Cobbler



with Butterscotch Whipped Cream Blackberries or raspberries and peaches is a classic combination.  These can be made with either fresh or frozen blackberries.  The peaches are best fresh but can […]

Blackberry Peach Skillet Cobbler


This is a great skillet cobbler.  It is made with fresh or frozen blackberries and premade Bavarian cream.  The red currant jelly adds color and zest.  The lemon whipped cream […]

Blackberry Cream Skillet Cobbler



Raspberries and peaches is a classic combination.  These can be made with either fresh or frozen raspberries.  The peaches are best fresh but can be made with canned peaches.  The […]

Raspberry Peach Skillet Cobbler


These sandwiches can be made grilled, open-faced, or panini style.  The caramelized onions accent the sandwich as relish might.   The secret ingredient in the sauce is apricot jam. We used […]

Hot Turkey Sandwiches with Sweet and Sour Onions