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Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

In honor of our Vanilla Summer Giveaway this week, I’m concentrating on recipes that include vanilla for this week’s Bites from other Blogs. From vanilla ice cream to a fresh fruit pie with a hint of vanilla, there is no wrong way to enjoy it – in fact, you can put it into almost anything. Don’t forget to head over to the giveaway post for ... Read More »

Trader Joe’s Roasted Cacao Nibs, reviewed

Trader Joe's Roasted Cacao Nibs, reviewed

Cacao nibs are one of my favorite “secret ingredients” to add to baked goods like chocolate chip cookies and brownies. Cacao nibs are pieces of roasted cocoa bean. The chocolate making process involves grinding up the roasted nibs into a paste, then adding additional ingredients – such as sugar, milk, etc – if needed to produce the finished chocolate product. The nibs themselves have a fruity, ... Read More »

Blueberry Streusel Pie

Blueberry Streusel Pie

What’s your favorite way to enjoy blueberries? Tossed into yogurt? Crushed into a sorbet or smoothie? Topping a fresh fruit tart? I think that once you try this Blueberry Streusel Pie, you’ll have a new favorite way to enjoy these delicious berries. The pie is absolutely packed with blueberries and is topped with a buttery crumble topping that adds just the right amount of texture ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Homemade Pretzel Bites

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Homemade Pretzel Bites

I a a big soft pretzel fan and I’ll always order them if they’re on the menu, though I like to make them at home, as well. It can be difficult to get pretzels just right when you’re making them at home because shaping them – and having them maintain their shape – is not always easy when you don’t do it on a regular ... Read More »

Rodelle Vanilla Summer Giveaway!

Rodelle Vanilla Summer Giveaway!

Even though the weather may be a bit warm in the summer, I don’t stop making desserts until the fall rolls around. After all, there are lots of wonderful seasonal fruit desserts to be baked and eaten, and lots of homemade recipes for ice cream and other frozen desserts to be made. I do make ice cream a little more often than usual during the ... Read More »

Homemade Muffins & Scones!

Lighter Treats for 2017

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