Tag Archives: dessert
host a hummus making party

Hummus is one of our go-to snacks around here. I can set it out with some pita chips and cut veggies and let the kids help...

Deliciously boozy bourbon brown sugar shakes

My kids love milkshakes. In fact, they made so many milkshakes and smoothies last summer, their aunt and uncle bought them...

Prickly Pear Mojito

If I were the betting type, I’d guess that you’ve got prickly pears in your neighborhood. Here in our high-desert...

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When I was a kid, my favorite teacher worked evenings and summers at our neighborhood Mexican restaurant. (that’s a...

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Deviating a bit (OK, a LOT) from my usual healthy recipes, and sharing this super fun and edible craft that my kids learned...

I was combing through all my old recipes a few days ago,and in the piles of handwritten scrap papers and magazine cut outs, I found a piece of torn notebook paper with driving directions scribbled on it. Wherever the directions led was pretty far on the opposite side of Denver from me, so it took me a few minutes to recall why I had written them down....

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With all the heavy snow lately (and more on the way!) we’re getting a little weary of all the soups, stews, and casseroles....

applespears

photo credit: Rebecca Siegel One of the things I love most about the seasonal and local approach that my family and I have...

cherrypie

My husband and I are coming up on an anniversary in a couple of weeks, and to celebrate I will be making him his very favorite...

smoothies

Ahh, summer! Ours is spent with long lazy days at the pool, sitting in the shade of the back yard, or day tripping...

Blueberry Cheesecake Parfait

Ah, Summer is on its way! It’s staying light out later and gradually getting warmer…enticing us to linger outside...

lemon cake

Easter is just a few days away, and I’ve been charged with bringing the dessert for our family’s celebration....

grilled cheese day

Seriously, there is a whole DAY devoted to my favorite sandwich!?  Yes. Yes there is.  There are a few simple...

pumpkin cranberry cookie

Every fall I make these cookies. They are INSANE! The kids go nuts for them. I’m going to make them again this week...

Apple Banana Bread Recipe

It’s National Banana Bread Day! How are you celebrating? 😉 Why not make this tasty recipe by Kate! Papa Knitschmidt...

Pop-Tart Pops! How to Make Mini Tart-Style Treats

Cake pops have been the rage for a while. I’ve posted countless times about my love for them. But… We have a...

poptart pops

I was cruising pintrest the other day looking for cake pop inspiration. I want to make my boys some Halloween themed pops...

Bakerella Cake Pops

I love me some Cake Pops! What’s a cake pop you say? Have you been living under a rock for the past 3-4 years? 😉...

Gluten Free Chewy Oatmeal Granola Cookies

Chewy is allergic to everything. I finally found a cookie recipe that he loves that tastes like real cookies! These are Gluten,...

Now if you know me, I hate “squishy fruit”. I don’t liked cooked or mushy fruit, just a weird thing with me. So… That said, I tend to keep the apple slices pretty thick so they stay a bit firm with this dessert. DH likes the apples more tender, it’s all personal preference and how long you bake them. 😉 Mom's Apple...