Perfect Pie Crust

When I was ten or twelve, I somehow became the designated pie baker.  I think I enjoyed baking and mom was busy.  The day before Thanksgiving would find me baking lots and lots of pies.  And, I really enjoyed it! This crust recipe came from one of my mom’s ‘little old ladies’.  My mom is … More Perfect Pie Crust

Apple Turnovers

Close your eyes… imagine taking a bite of the best pastry you’ve ever had in your life.
Cinnamon and Sugar assault your taste buds.
Suddenly, your mouth bursts with apple cinnamon and everything melts into an amazing medly of deliciousness.  … More Apple Turnovers

Avocado Blender Brownies

I’m not in the avocado fan club… 🥑I don’t crave them. 🥑I don’t like the texture. 🥑It’s not the part of a salad I look forward to… But, they’re good for me, right? So I eat them… Here and there. I do enjoy cooking with avocado oil but that’s beside the point. My children don’t … More Avocado Blender Brownies

Chocolate Cream Cheese Challah

I shared a photo of this on my personal Facebook wall, and y’all went nuts!  Several requested the recipe…  So, here you go! I’ve been making Challah in various forms for 2.5 years.  I don’t make it every week, some weeks I make a couple of kinds.  This one is intended as a breakfast Challah … More Chocolate Cream Cheese Challah

Black Bean Chocolate Cake

We fought a big battle through the first 2 months of Grant’s (our youngest) life. Between cervical misalignment and food allergies that poor baby cried non stop. It would technically have been classed colic, but I always think there’s a reason! Adjustments helped his latch and he could suck but then he’d still be mad. … More Black Bean Chocolate Cake