Wednesday Replay: 6 Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: 6 PUMPKIN RECIPES TO MAKE THIS FALL

Tomorrow is October!!! Yay!!! Even if it weren't my birthday month, I still think it would be my favorite. You know what October means...

German Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

GERMAN BAKERY-STYLE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Last month, I picked up a cookie at a German bakery in Fredericksburg. It was labeled a "chocolate chip cookie," but it was unlike...

 
 
 
Bakewell Tart

BAKEWELL TART

Ready. Set. BAKE! I have a classic (or what I have concluded is a classic from watching the GBBO obsessively) British dessert to share...

Custom Spike the Cat Cookies

CUSTOM SPIKE THE CAT COOKIES

This post is not sponsored in any way, shape, or form, but when a cookie cutter company offered to send me a few of their cutters,...

 
 
 
Our Favorite Places in Fredericksburg, Texas

OUR FAVORITE PLACES IN FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS

Mr. E and I had a little socially-distanced 3-day getaway a few weeks ago to the quaint little town of Fredericksburg, TX. It was a...

Vanilla Sunflower-Chia Butter

VANILLA SUNFLOWER-CHIA BUTTER

Here's what I've discovered lately - I love sunflower butter! As in, can't-get-enough, it's-all-I-want-to-eat love. When I was doing...

 
 
 
Wednesday Replay: Apple Edition

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: APPLE EDITION

This week's look into the archives is all about apples. Before I can jump into pumpkin season, September has me craving apples. Fresh...

What is an Elimination Diet and Why the Heck Did I Try One?

WHAT IS AN ELIMINATION DIET AND WHY THE HECK DID I TRY ONE?

First things first, an elimination diet is not about losing weight. Y'all...the older I get, the more I realize that my body has a...

 
 
 
Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

CINNAMON SUGAR PULL-APART BREAD

What if I told you that you could make this without actually making the dough itself? It's true! Frozen bread dough for the win! Cinnamon...

Lemon Raspberry Ice Pops

LEMON RASPBERRY ICE POPS

It's still hot here. And humid. Did I mention it's hot? Yeah. Here's my cure: lemon raspberry ice pops! They're tangy, creamy, cold,...

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: BACK-TO-SCHOOL COOKIE EDITION

Whether you're doing virtual school at home or school in-person, it's that time. If you're doing school at home, I think these cookies...

Coconut Butter-Banana Smoothie

COCONUT BUTTER-BANANA SMOOTHIE

Whether it's for breakfast, or a mid-morning snack, or a midday pick-me-up, this smoothie is in my regular rotation. No exaggeration,...

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: AUGUST 19, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Welcome to another peek back into the archives! There's a lot of "cute" this week. Prepare yourselves. From 2013,...

How to Make Vanilla Rice Milk

HOW TO MAKE VANILLA RICE MILK

Maybe you're like me, and your tummy just doesn't love dairy milk anymore. Don't get me wrong, I am never passing up a good ice cream....

 
 
 
Wednesday Replay: August 12, 2020

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: AUGUST 12, 2020

This is one of those weeks where when I looked back in the archives, I was shouting "YES!" and "I have to make that again ASAP!" The...

Totus Tuus Cookies

TOTUS TUUS COOKIES

Before Jack came home for spring break in March (which turned into *cue dramatic music* pandemic break), he and his music ministry...

 
 
 
Wednesday Replay: August 5, 2020

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: AUGUST 5, 2020

Let's see what was happening on the blog this week in the archives, shall we? (

Chocolate Banana Date Bread

CHOCOLATE BANANA DATE BREAD

Are we still baking bread? Yes? Good. I am, too. I keep finding little bright spots in this pandemic, and one is the return of bread....

 
 
 
Wednesday Replay: July 29, 2020

WEDNESDAY REPLAY: JULY 29, 2020

This week's look back in the archives is a little eclectic. It involves cream cheese, cookies, pie...and homemade ice packs. Let's...

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

PEANUT BUTTER CUP BROWNIES

Jim and Pam. William and Kate. Gomez and Morticia. Peanut Butter and Chocolate. Classic pairings. The ones that go together. Always....

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Slow Food Europe Joins the European Days of Action for Good Food Good...

Slow Food Europe Joins the European Days of Action for Good Food Good Farming with More than 10 Events

For the third year in a row, Slow Food Europe is among the coordinators of the Good Food Good Farming Campaign , which takes place across Europe during the month of October... Read more ...

How to Play Starland, Starbucks's Online Game That Could Win You Free Coffee...

How to Play Starland, Starbucks's Online Game That Could Win You Free Coffee For a Year

We like space and all, but every coffee lover knows that the best kinds of stars are ones that transform into free caffeine right before your eyes. This magic happens weekly... Read more ...

Best Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Best Old Fashioned Apple Pie

This classic, simple recipe makes the BEST old fashioned apple pie with a flaky, buttery crust and a sweet cinnamon homemade filling. Your mouth will be watering when you smell... Read more ...

Walmart Is Selling Giant Tubs of Creamy Oreo Mousse, and Cookie Butter Could...

Walmart Is Selling Giant Tubs of Creamy Oreo Mousse, and Cookie Butter Could Never

View this post on Instagram A post shared by SnackGator on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:23pm PDT Oreo cookies could come layered with Nutella , in the form of Oreo cake balls , or... Read more ...

25 Ways You Can Reorganize Your Kitchen Like Never Before - All For Under $50

25 Ways You Can Reorganize Your Kitchen Like Never Before - All For Under $50

Keeping your kitchen neat and tidy, is a lot easier said than done. If you're on a mission to finally declutter, then you're in the right place. To help make the most of your... Read more ...

This Pumpkin Spice Milkshake Is So Good, It Should Be Served at The...

This Pumpkin Spice Milkshake Is So Good, It Should Be Served at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I'm one of those people that believes that during fall, pumpkin belongs in all the foods. Empanadas , soups , pies, lattes, cookies, and so much more - but especially... Read more ...

The Counter investigates: the Economic Research Service's shameful downfall

The Counter investigates: the Economic Research Service's shameful downfall

I was pleased to see Jessica Wu's article in The Counter: One year after a mass employee exodus, USDA's research arm remains half-staffed. New work has ground to a near halt... Read more ...

We Have Intel on When Amazon Prime Day Starts, and 9 Early Deals to Score Today

We Have Intel on When Amazon Prime Day Starts, and 9 Early Deals to Score Today

Get ready, discount hunters! Amazon Prime Day starts at 12am PDT on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 14 for Prime members. You can shop deals for the holiday... Read more ...

Everything You Need to Know About Bar Convent's “Global Bar Week”

Everything You Need to Know About Bar Convent's “Global Bar Week”

Born of the avant garde drinks scene in Germany's capital over 13 years ago, Bar Convent Berlin quickly became one of the drink industry's most influential trade shows. Now... Read more ...

This Apple-Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast Will Make Your Homemade Brunch So...

This Apple-Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast Will Make Your Homemade Brunch So Much Better

There's something so comforting about warm apples covered in cinnamon. It's such a familiar combination that it's easy to overlook its potential for reinvention. While stuffed... Read more ...