Keyword: Syrup


The local school district was sponsoring a science fair and they asked me to do a kitchen demonstration; one that demonstrated a principle of science.  I chose buttermilk syrup. They […]

The Secret to Buttermilk Syrup


Pancake syrup is sugar syrup made with flavors, juice, or maple. Candy popcorn is made with a sugar syrup cooked to the softball stage.    Why not cook a pancake syrup […]

How to Make Candy Popcorn with Pancake Syrup



Vanilla can be confusing. There are so many different types, each with different flavor profile. Plus different use different methods and the beans they use may differ. And most processers […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Vanilla


“Best peanut brittle ever,” is what several customers in the store said.  Of course, “free” makes it go a long ways toward “best” but it is very good brittle.  The […]

Salted Peanut Brittle Recipe




Don’t let that box of Cornflakes get stale in your pantry or wasted on a bowl of milk. Use them on French toast! This yummy, crunchy breakfast is delicious with our […]

Cornflake-Crusted French Toast



This is made with cinnamon cream syrup thickened with Clearjel.  Serve it with whipped cream or ice cream. 4 1/2 to 5 cups 1/4–inch thick sliced apples (4 or 5 […]

Apple Pie with Cinnamon Cream Filling


We served four different kinds of apple pies at a class in our store.  Some of the attendees thought this was the best.  It is very good.  Maple and apple […]

Maple Apple Pie



This is made with Cinnamon Apple Passion Pancake Syrup.  This is a terrific syrup made by Pioneer Valley.  Because it has cinnamon oil in it, it tastes like Vietnamese cinnamon.  […]

Cinnamon Apple Passion Pie


This is made with cinnamon cream syrup thickened with Clearjel.  Serve it with whipped cream or ice cream. 4 1/2 to 5 cups 1/4–inch thick sliced apples (4 or 5 […]

Apple Pie with Cinnamon Cream Filling



This is made with Cinnamon Apple Passion Pancake Syrup.  This is a terrific syrup made by Pioneer Valley.  Because it has cinnamon oil in it, it tastes like Vietnamese cinnamon.  […]

Cinnamon Apple Passion Pie


Deluxe Marble Rolling Pin 9 Inch Profesional Pie Pan Pie Weight Chain Here’s the marriage of the perfect crust, the richest lemon filling, and the best meringue. This may be […]

The Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie



My friend Butch’s apple and pear trees are loaded.  He loaded me up with two big bags. So we’re making caramel apple cobblers to serve in the store, topped with […]

Caramel Apple Skillet Cobbler




With this recipe, you can make funnel cakes like those at the state fair.   You’ll delight the kids and impress your friends.  They’re easy but there are a couple tricks […]

Debbie’s Funnel Cake Recipe


Since this is a cousin to Rice Krispies® Treats, this is an easy recipe. Instead of melted marshmallows, you will cook a syrup with brown sugar and corn syrup but […]

Granola Bars



This is a traditional blueberry cheesecake in a great hazelnut crust.  Hazelnuts used in baking are usually ground to a meal as almonds sometimes are.  They make a very nice, […]

Blueberry Hazelnut Cheesecake




  Chocolate and raspberry makes a wonderful combination. In this case, it makes a scrumptious filling to sandwich between two sugar cookies. The filling is simply a ganache made with […]

Chocolate Raspberry Sandwich Cookies


  We love ganache and these chocolate cookies pair perfectly with this rich, smooth chocolate. Be sure and use a good quality chocolate. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup granulated […]

Double Chocolate Sandwich Cookies