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...]
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...]
Nestle Coffee-mate Helps Me Say Thank You To My Heroes – #CMSalutingHeroes
I had the chance to participate in a #CollectiveBias promotional event to honor military heroes - #CMSalutingHeroes. This week Bill and one of his veteran friends, Toby, were doing some yard work, and I decided to give these two heroes a special “Thank you for your service” treat during their coffee break. I baked a special “My Hero Pie” (recipe below) made with a … [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...]
Pumpkin Pie Recipe revisited
Bill loved my new slant on an old holiday favorite Pumpkin Pie! Well another holiday done, and one more to go for this year! And of all holidays, Christmas, is my favorite so I am looking forward to it. But Thanksgiving was a nice day, and dinner went off very nicely. Everyone enjoyed the feast. One of the big favorites this year was the pumpkin pie. I changed the recipe a … [Read more...]
Maple Walnut Tart …. or Maple Pecan Tart – your choice!
Make this Maple Walnut Tart or try the Maple Pecan version... both are tasty holiday treats! Nana loved to bake and at Thanksgiving she always had an assortment of pies and tarts- Apple, squash or pumpkin, and always pecan. Pecan Pie served with fresh whipped cream…..oh so rich and wonderful was also MEGA filling. A small sliver of a piece would suffice. Bill loves … [Read more...]