Category Archives: Baking

Cherry Picking Time

Cherry picking came a bit earlier this year. Last week I harvested almost a pound – enough for a cobbler – from our little tree we planted back in 2007. It made this yummy cherry cobbler. Friday we went to … Continue reading

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Biscotti and more

I love making biscotti during the holiday season. This year I made three different kinds, all from the same recipe. For my recipe see this post. What’s great about this recipe is that it is so flexible.  I used white … Continue reading

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Sunday inside stroll

Seems like a long time since I’ve stopped by here to add a post. This month has really flown by and even though I’ve not posted, I’ve been busy. Here’s a little what I’ve been doing. Lots of ice dyeing … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cherry Chicken

I’ve been having so much fun cooking again. Dave has been doing almost all of the cooking after we got married in 2007. At the end of last year we decided to share the cooking by alternating every two weeks. … Continue reading

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2012: My Favorite Posts

I debated whether to do what my hubby did and list the top favorite posts from Pinterest or from my blog traffic. I decided to combine the two, and throw in a couple of posts that might not have gotten … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lavender Shortbread Cookies

If you have wondered what in the world I am going to do with all of the lavender I’ve harvested this summer, here is one of the treats I made with my Melissa Lavender. This was my Melissa harvest this … Continue reading

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2012 iris count

It’s been so much fun again seeing our irises bloom. Every day I check to see if a new one has opened. This one bloomed 4/30/10 and this year it bloomed April 16. Even though this one is a lovely … Continue reading

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Cherry Upside Down Cake

Dave and I don’t do much for Valentine’s Day.  We usually give each other a card, homemade preferred,  and maybe a couple pieces of candy. I wanted to make him something special for dessert and surprise him when he returned … Continue reading

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Pizzelle – Oh my!

My love affair with this cookie started a year or so ago when I bought this tin. I never really thought about making them. We liked them so much that we hopped online and bought several tins. And we ate … Continue reading

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Cherry Cherry

Asparagus harvesting is over (we got 20 pounds from our little patch!) and now it’s on to one of my favorites –  cherries. Much to our surprise, when we moved in that our property had a cherry tree. We added … Continue reading

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