Easy Homemade Biscuits

If you follow my blog, then you know we are in the middle of purchasing a new house and packed boxes are everywhere!  I needed a good distraction from all of the packing and from the frustration of waiting to close, so I decided to make some homemade biscuits for breakfast....more

Cheesy Cornbread with Summer Squash

  This is a perfect end of summer dish - using up the last of that summer squash. It's creamy, cheesy, and so delicious. It's meant to be a side dish, but I have been known to eat it as my whole meal. Especially breakfast. The addition of honey gives it a touch of sweetness, but not overpowering.Start with 2 1/2 cups grated summer squash. I used yellow summer squash, but have also used zucchini with great success. Mix in some egg, milk, honey, cheese and onion. Fold it into a quick cornbread mixture and top with cheese....more

English Scones

Classic English scones are just perfect for tea time, serve with clotted cream and strawberry jam. Super easy and quick to make, perfect for afternoon treat!...more

Lemon and Nectarine Cake

Woohoo nectarines are here which means warmer weather is on it's way!! I am so excited! Today was the first day in I can't remember how long, that I baked with the door to the outside deck, open. ...more


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First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

In North Carolina, in the backyard of the Waverly home, there is a magic apple tree that blooms in fall and throws apples at the men that the Waverly women marry. Waverly women are known for each having their own magic abilities as well. Claire Waverly makes delicious foods, including the old family recipe of fig and pepper bread, and is famous for her different candies that can quiet children, give people a sense of happiness, or make them think of their first loves....more

Pretty Pesto Bread

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Challah Bread

Challah Bread is a soft and super delicious braided, Jewish bread prepared using egg, flour, butter and sugar. This bread is so tasty that it can be served alone without any butter or cheese. I have done a plain challah bread. You can always top it with sesame seeds, poppy seeds or chia seeds or even add raisins to the batter....more