Tag Archives: Fruits

What’s Cookin’ – Cranberry Salad

Last year, my friend, Cathy, made a cranberry salad for a Fall get together.  It was yummy so I asked for the recipe.  It is very easy to make, but should be made 2 days in advance of when you … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Homemade Jellied Spiced Cranberry Sauce Revisited

Last year, I made homemade cranberry sauce for the first time.  It is so easy to make and so much better than the canned stuff (and we love the canned stuff), that I swore I would make it every year. … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Blackberries (Seasonal Foods)

Even before the local and sustainable food movement became popular, I have tried to incorporate foods into my menu based on whether or not they were in season and available locally. As we raised our kids, one of the ways … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Almost Ambrosia Salad

We had the family over this past weekend for a mid-Summer BBQ.  We usually get together over Fourth of July, but since we were just getting back from vacation that weekend, and we’re all going to be together over Labor … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Apple Crisp

One of our favorite Fall and Winter desserts is Apple Crisp.  I even made it as a birthday dessert this year!  Over the years, I have adapted the original recipe from The Fanny Farmer Cookbook (1979 edition) to make this … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Delectable Dump Cake

We went to a birthday party for my friend, Laura, this past summer, and one of the desserts that was served was a Dump Cake (notice I am not saying what milestone birthday we were celebrating).  It was a hit and … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Apple Dumplings

I made desserts for the Cross Country kids’ dinner this week.  I made pumpkin bars decorated for Halloween. I added some food coloring and cinnamon to the icing this time and topped each piece with a candy corn in honor … Continue reading

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