Recipe :: Rustic Pie

Pie. Galette. Tart. I can make those now! I’d never made a pie crust from scratch before. Proudly I can say that I have now! Technically I guess I made a Pâte Brisée. What’s that? After some research I learned that its a shortcrust pastry. No sugar added. And the butter-to-flour ratio is about 3/5 […]

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Frozen Custard :: A Recipe Review

Its hot. Its humid. Its a midwest summer. What sounds better than a big bowl of sweet vanilla ice cream swirled with fresh red strawberries! I made my first attempt at ice cream! Wow, I couldn’t have picked a better recipe to follow. Strawberry ice cream has always been my favorite, stand-by flavor. So while […]

Meal Plan :: June 17

Starting with this meal plan I am taking a lot of inspiration from Heidi Swanson at 101cookbooks and Lisa Leake at 100 Days of Real Food. I’ve followed both of them via their websites and facebook for a couple years now. I received one of Heidi’s cookbooks (Super Natural Everyday) for my birthday. Her site […]

Google results

Hey, know what’s exciting? Well I was checking out stats earlier today and I saw that someone came to my blog after googling “pioneer woman chicken enchilada soup”. I was like: WHAAAAT? So I googled it to see where I landed. You know, like on page 17 and this person was a crazy googler or […]

Project 365 [23/365]

So if you’ve ever noticed a photo of bacon pancakes (like this) then you’ll recognize why my family and I had to try these! Pretty self explanatory; fry bacon, set aside. Pour your favorite pancake batter over a slice of bacon at a time; I used half a bacon slice for each pancake. Once you […]