Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot Applesauce

I have an overabundance of apples in my house right now. This past week honeycrisp apples were on sale for $.98/pound, an amazing price, so of course I stocked up. We also already had plans to go apple picking with friends, so...

Simple Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is for you! It doesn’t get much easier, or much tastier than these shredded chicken sandwiches. I made them for dinner one lazy Sunday afternoon and couldn’t believe...

Spiced Chai Concentrate {and a giveaway!}

Spiced Chai Concentrate

If you’ve read my blog or any length of time, you are probably well aware that we love chai tea in our house.  (If you haven’t tried the chai cupcakes, you really need to!) We drink tea fairly frequently and vanilla chai is...

A few Saturday thoughts

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1. Thanks to my CSA, I discovered sorrel for the first time this year.  From what I understand, it’s kind of like a cross between a lettuce and an herb, and it has a slight lemony taste. I’ve become...

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frostin

I’m eating one of these pumpkin cupcakes as I type this post, and I can’t come up with too much to say other than “Yum”!   Mike and I both loved these cupcakes and they’re perfect for this time of...

Skillet Baked Ziti with Sausage and Peppers

Skillet Baked Ziti

 This might be the perfect one-dish meal. It’s warm, comforting, covered in cheese, and quick to prepare. I love traditional baked ziti, but this skillet version appealed to me for its simplicity and ease of clean-up – and it was...

Chicken Corn Chili

Chicken Corn Chili

I realize I rave about most things I post on this site (why post about it if I didn’t love it, right?), but you really need to make this as soon as possible.  I made this recipe on a...

Glazed Apple Cinnamon Bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread

This glazed apple cinnamon bread is hard to resist!  It’s sweet enough to be considered dessert, but it’s shaped like a loaf of bread, which helps you justify eating multiple pieces throughout the day. (Confession: I tried to tell Mike it...

Rosemary Olive Oil Potato Bread

Rosemary Olive Oil Potato Bread

I have made this bread two weeks in a row now and plan on continuing the trend. It’s one of the best breads I’ve ever made. The recipe comes from Straight from the Farm, via my friend Katie. Katie...

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash with Apples

Maple Ginger Butternut Squash with Apples

Last week I got the chance to attend a Michigan Apples cooking event. I took a train to Chicago (a fun experience!) and spent the afternoon cooking various apple recipes with Chef Paul and a few other apple enthusiasts. ...