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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Cardamom Pear Butter

After canning and preserving for a little over a year, I felt I was finally ready to start developing my own preserve recipes.  Up until now I have altered and … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 15 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Spiced Orange Fig Jam

As some of you may remember, we have a fig tree that we planted as part of our Wedding Ceremony.  So I’m always on the look out for great ways … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 23 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Peach and Blackberry Crisp

I wanted to create a dessert that was both vegan and gluten-free for all the summer potlucks and gatherings that are coming up so everyone can enjoy.  The tender sweetness … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 15 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Cinnamon

Cinnamon is an amazing spice.  Why?  Because it is perfect in both sweet AND savory dishes! Sometimes, though, what we think of as Cinnamon is really Cassia.  This at least … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 18 Comments

Brunch Basics: Individual Apple French Toast Bakes

After making Brandied Apple Butter late last year, I started thinking.  Wouldn’t that be delicious to use in a French Toast Bake, like the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that I … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 24 Comments

Holiday Cookies: Snickerdoodles

One of the delicious cookies that my friend Heather makes every year as part of our Holiday Cookie Baking Party are Snickerdoodles!  Rolling cookie dough in sugar and cinnamon equals … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 21 Comments

2LC: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I’m participating in the Two Little Chefettes December Monthly Challenge.  Each month they choose an ingredient that has to be part of your recipe in order to submit it.  This … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 11 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Butternut Squash Risotto

Almost a month ago I discovered a wonderful Butternut Squash Risotto recipe done my friends over at The Humble Foodie.  I needed something vegan and gluten-free for a potluck and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 13 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Sweet and Savory Almonds

I wanted to create a variation on our Perfectly Peppery Pecans that was vegan.  I am also a big fan of almonds so I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Brandied Apple Butter

Last month I made Pumpkin Butter and got the “butter bug”.  When I saw the Brandied Apple Butter recipe over at Wife Meets Life, I knew it had to be … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 15 Comments