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Baking Bites for Craftsy: A Trio of Warm Holiday Drinks

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Holiday Drink Trio

I rarely serve hot drinks during the summer outside of coffee (which is with me year round!), but they become a regular part of my own evening routine and my entertaining routine over the fall and winter holiday seasons. Over at the Craftsy blog (it’s free!), I’m sharing a Trio of Warm Holiday Drinks that are the perfect way to treat yourself or a cold ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie

I always have buttermilk in my fridge because it is a great ingredient to bake with. It has a wonderfully tangy, buttery flavor that tenderizes cakes, pancakes and other goodies. Another delicious dish you can make with buttermilk is Buttermilk Pie, an old fashioned pie that is worth buying buttermilk for even if you don’t use it as often as I do. I’m sharing my ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Apple butter is a type of fruit spread made by cooking apples with sugar until the fruit breaks down and turns into a very smooth, butter-like (hence the name) preserve. Apples take a while to break down and cooking apple butter on the stovetop can be a time-intensive process. Instead of standing over my stove all afternoon, I prefer to pack the apples into my ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: You’ll Want to Try This Vinegar Pie

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Vinegar Pie

Pies come in all kinds of delicious flavors, from apple to lemon to peanut butter. Every flavor can be delicious, but sometimes it is the unexpected flavors that can really impress you. Vinegar is an unexpected pie ingredient, but it is the star of this unusual Vinegar Pie recipe, which I’m sharing over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!) right now. This is an old ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Pumpkin Curd

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Pumpkin Curd

If you thought that rich, velvety fruit curds could only be made with citrus, think again. This silky smooth Pumpkin Curd is a more seasonal take on a “traditional” fruit curd, and I’m sharing my recipe over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!) this weekend. The pumpkin curd, like a pumpkin pie filling, starts with a good quality pumpkin puree. I like to use canned ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Fall Morning Muffins

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Fall Morning Muffins

The pumpkin spice latte is a fall favorite for many coffee lovers. Man cannot live by lattes alone, however, so you are going to want to pair your favorite fall beverages with some delicious fall foods. These hearty muffins are ideal for mornings where there is a bit of a chill in the air. They’re generously spiced and loaded with¬†carrots, coconut and oatmeal, all of ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Pie

Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Pie

A tomato pie is a wonderfully savory veggie-based main dish to add to your repertoire. They’re not only delicious, but they are easy to make and stunning to look at – especially if you take a cue from my recipe for a¬†Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Pie, which I’m sharing over at the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!) right now!. The pie starts with a pile of ripe ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Pizza Dough Soft Pretzels

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Pizza Dough Soft Pretzels

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of soft pretzels and I enjoy them whenever I can, whether I’m at the mall picking one up from a pretzel chain or at a gastropub eating a more artisanal version. I also enjoy making soft pretzels at home, where I often use a little shortcut to save myself some time and get those pretzels ... Read More »

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