I love this time of year!! The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooler and apples are in season!! Sure, pumpkin spice season is happening simultaneously, but why not enjoy both? No need to choose Team Apple or Team Pumpkin Spice - enjoy both while they are so briefly in season. Old Fashioned apple crisp is one of my favorite desserts because it is
Summer is here and we have a bounty of fruits and berries just ready for the table. While the summer has already been too hot in Minnesota, we had a bit of a chill down this past week and it was the perfect time to bake some cake using some beautiful blueberries that I picked up at Lunds & Byerlys recently. I've been meaning to
Julekake is a traditional Norwegian Christmas cake. We've had one on Christmas morning for as long as I can remember, usually store bought and always delicious. Store bought until I forgot to order one and was forced to make my own - or go without. Oh the horror!! We simply could not have Christmas morning without a julekake, so after consulting with older relatives in
This is a deliciously moist cake that isn't too sweet - perfect for a summer BBQ. This is a recipe my dad and I perfected over many weekends at the cabin. My dad's been gone for nearly 15 years, so I think of him and how much fun we had figuring out the best Pineapple Upside Down Cake recipe. There was very likely alcohol involved.
If you came of age in the 70s or even 80s - March is all about Shamrock Shakes from McDonald's. Like Girl Scout Cookies, and the McRib, it isn't around for very long so if you don't make a special trip, you're not going to get one. I can't remember the last time I had one. They look so good now, so much better than
I love carrot cake, and so does everyone in my family. In the past I have made carrot cakes from the box because it seems so much easier, but one of the kids has a nut allergy so anything that has been produced on equipment that processes tree nuts is out - that includes many cake mixes. The ones that are nut free use something