Tag: dessert

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

While in Washington, it didn’t take me long to notice we arrived right in the middle of apple season. At almost every turn, I saw apple trees with branches bowing at the weight of large, brightly colored apples. I had to force myself not to pull…

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

My newest Sinkology recipe shines the light on one of my favorite summer treats :: fresh peaches! This slab pie combines some of my very own homegrown peaches with my favorite buttery, flaky, cinnamon-sugar pie crust. A homemade lattice crust topped peach pie made from homegrown…

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

On the way to the Anacortes Ferry there is the most delightful outdoor market. I first discovered this market on our trip to Orcas Island 2 years ago. On that trip, I loaded up on fresh, sweet corn, herb bundles as big as my head, tomatoes, carrots, several types of fruit and two flats of blueberries. The blueberries were my most treasured purchase – one taste and my entire perception of that little blue fruit was forever changed. Unfortunately, blueberries ended up being the only item I cooked with while on that trip. Continue reading Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Thanks to a wild ((or at the very least aged, unfettered & prolific)) plum tree and the kind-hearted generosity of my friend, Orcas Island potter, Mr. Weatherman, I have the pleasure of sharing this simple sour plum streusel. I went to visit Mr. Weatherman and his Olga…

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

This recipe is a a 5-Ingredient Wonder! Cool, refreshing and simple – perfect for these steamy summer days!

Blackberry Custard Cake – A New Sinkology Recipe!

Blackberry Custard Cake – A New Sinkology Recipe!

Blackberries and copper are a beautiful combination – don’t you agree?! Continue reading Blackberry Custard Cake – A New Sinkology Recipe!

Brownies on the Go :: in a jar, in a car, on a train, in the rain…

Brownies on the Go :: in a jar, in a car, on a train, in the rain…

but I would not, could not from a box. And really – there is no need to eat “boxed-mix brownies” when homemade is so very easy and crazy delicious. So with this tasty truth, I am squeezing in a bonus recipe in my recent “Tasty…

Bombshell Blondies ((or Double Chocolate Salted Blondies))

Bombshell Blondies ((or Double Chocolate Salted Blondies))

This is one of those recipes that can be called so many things and, although all of the names are pretty great, none of them compare to the utter amazingness of that first bite. Chocolate chunks mixed with a salty, brown sugar-rich dense, chewy, moist,…

An Okie Girl’s take on French Hot Chocolate ((in a jar))

An Okie Girl’s take on French Hot Chocolate ((in a jar))

A few days ago, I was hurriedly whipping up one of my favorite chocolate cake recipes “the BEST Chocolate Cake“, out of my grandma’s Betty Crocker cookbook when I came across a page of recipes that flipped a light bulb on in my little food loving brain.

Continue reading An Okie Girl’s take on French Hot Chocolate ((in a jar))

Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

I am happy to share another simple, satisfying, beautifully rustic recipe I have written for Sinkology, perfect for your New Year’s festivities! The complete recipe can be seen over on the Sinkology Blog!

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer — ((no bake)) cookies??

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer — ((no bake)) cookies??

I few weeks ago I can across one of the cutest Christmas cookie ideas I think I have ever seen – when I viewed this Pin of Pinterest. At first glance, I could tell these bright red cookie balls were not dipped and with that little…

The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

You may be thinking to yourself “We’ll, her definition of busy and mine must not line up — because I would NEVER have time to make a cake from scratch!” Let me assure you – you CAN do this and it is SO worth it.  There are a few keys to making a homemade cake both simply & deliciously. I will tell you how to do both well — even if you are a busy bee like me. Continue reading The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))