Spring showers bring May flowers but they also bring a tasty treat with them: strawberries. Strawberries are great to eat on their own, but also make a great addition to some popular dessert recipes. But, first things first, what do you look for when choosing the perfect strawberry? Strawberries can be purchased year round, but purchasing them when they are in season locally gives you the freshest possible fruit. Strawberries are in-season from April to June, so get your strawberry fix ... Continue Reading
Learn how to pick the best strawberries and then serve them up fresh in strawberry cupcakes and icing.
Bread machine recipes for croissants, pizza dough, cinnamon rolls, and more.
Sure, it's easy to make dough or bread in the bread machine - but what about other foods? Here are some of my favorite time-saving recipes that are easy to make at home in your bread machine. Note: Make sure you read the instruction for your bread machine to know how to add your ingredients. Pizza Dough One of my favorite recipes is for pizza dough. I can also use it for calzones or garlic knots. Ingredients: 1 cup warm water ¼ cup oil 3 cups of all purpose flour (you ... Continue Reading
Yummy applesauce recipes – including easy applesauce and cinnamon muffins and applesauce cake.
Getting your kids ready for school and out the door can sometimes be a daunting task. I am always looking for easy, healthy, and tasty breakfast recipes. This applesauce and cinnamon muffin recipe is extremely simple and incredibly delicious. Applesauce is a staple in our household. With three under the age of five, there is always someone needing or wanting a snack. Applesauce is the perfect choice because it's nutritious and all kids seem to love it. Since I normally have an overabundance ... Continue Reading
Make banana bread and muffins using frozen or fresh bananas.
Fall is in the air. It's time to turn that oven on and welcome the wonderful smells that are about to come from it. To me, fall is my favorite baking season. We dont use the oven a whole lot during the summer because there's grilling to do and a house to keep cool. A yummy treat, warm and soothing, is banana bread and muffins. We buy bananas all year long. They are a very affordable fruit and seem to never be out of season. My family, however, goes in and out of banana season. Some weeks ... Continue Reading