Category Recipe Box

Simple Sugar Cookies

View Full Album For the first night of Awana earlier this month Chloe, John and I baked cookies. Boy, my little tots were excited. They love making anything at all that involves icing and/or sprinkles.  We have ABC alphabet cookie…

Pickled Beets

I enjoy pickled beets so this year when I saw a whole bushel for $8.00 how could I resist buying them? I’m in the canning zone and though I’d never made beets before, I was up for the challenge! A…

I Can Can!

My preserves so far. Or part of them anyway. They fill the cupboard Last year was the first year I attempted to preserve food for my family. I don’t have any sort of talent in that area but I purchased…

Zucchini Fritters

Yes, we arrived home from camping; no, I haven’t had a moment to post. My husband shared a post yesterday with a delicious recipe so I’ll borrow a piece of that for today. Though we only have 5 zucchini plants…

Red Velvet with Preserves

This is what they looked like before I put the icing on them. I forgot about the final picture.  Makes 36 cupcakes Ingredients: 3 3/4 cups cake flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 1/4 cups sugar…

Tired Girl and Our Menu

We arrived home from the Congo safely. The time difference is wreaking havoc on our systems; Chloe especially since she woke up from her 3 hour afternoon nap the other day went to go potty and went back to sleep…

No Sifting: A Baking Shortcut

Source Confession Time: I don’t sift ingredients together when baking! Not even when the recipe calls for you to sift the ingredients together.  I do try and follow {most} recipes as directed but was never sold on the extra step…