Baking Day and a Sample Sale

It was a rainy day on Friday, and I decided to fill the house with the aroma of baking and cinnamon. Once I got started baking, it turned into a whole day with Christmas movies on the TV. I like to keep home baked treats in the freezer for My Sweet Babboo. He likes a …

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Dealing With Those Pumpkins, and a bit of Mountain Living

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is done and we are well into Christmas decorating, the orange pumpkins need to go.  Baking the little pie pumpkin is easy, and will provide wonderful fresh pumpkin for use in recipes.  All you need to do is cut the pumpkin into halves and scoop out the seeds. Place cut …

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Fresh Peach Coffee Cake

This year I was lucky enough to actually get a few peaches off my peach tree before the bears got them. They aren't the best kind of peaches, clingstones without a lot of peach flesh, but what can one expect from a wild peach? Still, that fresh peach flavor is wonderful and tastes of summer. …

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