Category: Recipes

  • Lemon Lavender Scones

    Can you believe that Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away? This year is going by so fast! To celebrate, we’re hosting brunch for my mother-in-law. I wanted to do something extra delish and decided to make some lavender lemon scones. Scones are not as scary as they seem,…

  • Dill Pickle Dip

    At our last book club meeting, my friend Catherine brought this dill pickle dip. It’s incredible. This was an adaptation from a dill pickle cheese ball – and I highly recommend you add this to the menu of your next party. xo love kim

  • Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookies

    Easter is right around the corner and if you’re looking for a fun and easy dessert, these cookies are it. Carrot cake is one of my absolute favorite desserts and so are cookies. This is the perfect bite. The cookie embraces the carrot cake flavor and the cream cheese frosting…

  • Chocolate Cookies

    I love cookies. This chocolate cookie is fudgy and easy. I developed this recipe when I participated in a meal train for one of our neighbors. If you haven’t heard of Meal Train, it’s an online platform that allows you to organize meals for friends or neighbors who have had…

  • Lucky Charm Cupcakes

    It’s March, which means St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. What better way to celebrate than an excuse to eat Lucky Charms (like we need one) and cupcakes?! This is an adaptation of a Martha Stewart recipe. Here’s why I love it: it only makes 6 cupcakes. Sometimes…

  • My Favorite Cut-Out Sugar Cookie Recipe

    I love cut-out sugar cookies. They’re delicious and nostalgic and frosting! I’m a huge fan of sharing these cookies as a gift or keeping dough in the freezer for late night cookie cravings. Why this cookie? There’s a lot of excellent cut-out cookie recipes. Countless. Here’s my criteria: ease of…

  • S’More Bars

    In the thick of winter, I know I’m not alone when I say that I dream about summer months. The bitter cold outside makes me want barbecues and hot dogs and sangria and ice cream and s’mores. Oh my! While I can always make hot dogs inside and no one…

  • Boiled Apple Cider Bundt Cake

    Fall is officially here, which means sweaters, pumpkins, soups, and all things apple. And as you know, there’s no better way to capture a season then cake. The inspiration for this cake came from King Arthur’s boiled cider and King Arthur’s vanilla bundt cake recipe. Ingredients Here’s what you’ll need…

  • Canning 101

    Now, there are multiple ways to can – but this how my mother and grandmother taught me. Let’s dive into shelf-stable vegetable canning. Preparing Supplies Here’s a list of what you’ll need: Glass jars (quart size) Lids and rings Vegetables Salt Large/wide pot of boiling water with lid You need…

  • Quick Pickling Basics

    Nothing beats the the crisp crunch of a pickled vegetable. The sour vinegar and salty dill develop into a flavor bomb. From the side of sandwich to a bloody Mary, pickled vegetables are a great way to preserve vegetables. Basics Pickle Brine Let’s start with the basic pickle brine. 1…