Stuffed Baked Apples - An Easy Quick Apple Dessert Stuffed Baked Apples are healthy, and they are easy to make. It's autumn and apples are in abundance! There are chilly fall days when I want an easy apple dessert that's warm and delicious but I don't have time for complicated recipes with pie crust and such. One of the "weapons" in my dessert arsenal is Baked Apples and … [Read more...]
Blueberry Cheesecake Bars.....yummy! It's August in Maine and the blueberry season is in its peak! The Downeast Coast of Maine (Washington County) is well known for 2 things - the Quoddy Head Lighthouse and the blueberry barrens filled to the brim with blueberry bushes, which right now are perfect for harvest. And that means its the right time for me to dig out all my … [Read more...]
Rhubarb Recipes and Growing Rhubarb in your Garden
Rhubarb Recipes and How to Garden Rhubarb It's time to dig out my rhubarb recipes. Spring is here. The snow is almost all gone with just a bit of the icy white stuff lingering around the edge of the fields. I spent yesterday cleaning out around the perennial plants and adding a new layer of compost to my rhubarb plants. They are looking great again this year and I will … [Read more...]
4th of July Patriot Pie – Apples, Blueberries, Raspberries – Yum!
4th of July Patriot Fruit Pie - incredibly delicious with a red, white and blue touch! I always make this recipe on the 4th of July and it's afamily favorite all summer long. But in July the berries are abundant here in Maine, so all the berries are fresh and yummy. And those delicious, fresh juicy berries make this pie the yummiest, plus you have the fun of picking them … [Read more...]
Minute® Rice Blueberry Rice Pudding helps relieve holiday stress!
When Minute® Rice asked to write this sponsored post and share two of my labor saving holiday recipes with you, I was so glad for the opportunity. I LOOOOOOVE Christmas!!!!! I love the colors, the smells, the decorations, the happiness, and of course, the presents! But it's a lot of work. So much preparation goes into that one day and I've done a lot of Christmases by … [Read more...]
Pumpkin Recipes after the Witching Hour!
After tonight there will be a lot of "slightly used" pumpkins around that shouldn't be allowed to go to waste. I light my Jack o' Lantern using a glow stick so as not to ruin the flesh. It's been kept nice and cold outside for the last few days with our northern Maine chilly temps - 41 degrees today. So tomorrow I will dig out a few of my favorite pumpkin recipes and put … [Read more...]
Rhubarb Crumble – It’s a Spring Thing!
Rhubarb Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream .....It's a Very Good Thing! Rhubarb Crumble is good anytime of the year but I love it in the spring because that's when I can grab fresh rhubarb from the garden. Let's face it....there's nothing like ingredients that are garden fresh! Eaten alone, fresh from the garden, rhubarb is extremely tart! It makes a lemon … [Read more...]
Apple Crumble Pie
Apple Pie and Mom ...it's an American thing! This Apple Crumble pie is one of my favorite Apple Pie recipes.. I love making pies and ,of course, Bill loves eating them, and apple is his favorite. To change things up from the typical two crust apple pie, I try different recipes. This apple pie recipe for Apple Crumble Pie is from an older cookbook circa 1978 called … [Read more...]
Nana’s Christmas Candy Recipes
When I was a kid, one of the things I loved about the Christmas season was Nana’s Christmas candy. She would make an array of sweets that makes me drool just thinking about it. And I would sit on a kitchen stool and watch her perform her magic at the stove. I learned a lot watching her cook that has given me a skill set that you can’t get from reading cookbooks … [Read more...]