Here is a delicious addition to my fall recipes: White Chocolate Pumpkin Bars. Every fall I go into my kitchen with an intent of creating new recipes that include pumpkin in them. Sometimes I am happy with the recipe from the first try; sometimes it takes a few tweaks before it is ready to be shared with you. With this recipe, I experimented twice. Even though the first version was delicious, the bars weren’t moist enough, so I added an extra egg – as simple as that. Happy fall everyone!…
What do you do when you have a whole bunch of freshly picked carrots? You definitely don’t want to cook them all. Enjoy the crunchiness and freshness of the carrots by eating them raw or make my raw carrot salad. That is what I did with the carrots I picked at Pyrah’s Pioneer Peak Farm….
Some of you might find the idea of making a pie with crabapples unappealing, but wait until you try this baby. Made with green crabapples, this easy to make galette will make you want to have another slice. I served it with caramel ice-cream, which pairs well with the tartness of the apples, but I am sure it will taste great with vanilla ice-cream as well. If crabapples aren’t available to you – no worries – make it with some other tart apples….
While stone fruit are in season, I thought it would be a good idea to incorporate them into my baked goods as much as possible. Today I am sharing with you a very easy pastry recipe I like to make when I am short on time, but want delicious dessert. Made with pre-made puff pastry, these light and flaky mini plum tarts will be ready in no time, so let’s get started….
I love berry jams, and raspberry jam is one of my favorites. Last week I went to visit my dear friend, Natalia; after catching up and drinking tea with her delicious homemade bread and wild-berry jam, we ended up picking raspberries from her beautiful garden. Natalia and I picked enough berries to snack on and make some jam….
After hearing that blueberries were ripening early this year, I decided to go to Glen Alps, a very popular hiking area in the Chugach Mountains, to see if blueberries were ripe enough for picking. It was cloudy, and it drizzled on and off, but the stillness of the weather made my adventure so much more enjoyable.