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persimmon-roses

Persimmon Roses

If you’re still enjoying fall, and you’re not quite ready for all things red and green, persimmons are the fruit for you. These firm, sweet, bright orange fruits taste like a combination of pears and plums – and there’s no pit or core to remove (just the leaf-like cap). The persimmons you’ll probably find in […]

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fig-bars

Kid-Made Fig Bars

One of our kids has become obsessed with fig bars, and he’s been carrying one to school every day for snack. After several weeks of bringing in pre-packaged, store-bought fig bars – and after seeing fresh figs at the farmers’ market – he decided that we should make our own. So we looked up a […]

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Apple Cake and Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Apple Cake

A crisp fall day practically begs for an old-fashioned apple cake, and have we got a good one for you! This apple cake recipe comes by way of Rachel Hollis of The Chic Site, and her new cookbook “Upscale Downhome.” The recipe is called “Grandma Neeley’s Apple Cake,” but the truth is, it could be […]

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Pumpkin Banana Upside Down Waffles

Pineapple-Banana Upside-Down Waffles

Today we’ve got some Pineapple-Banana Upside-Down Waffles that are perfect for you if you’ve been spending some time in the “upside down” lately. That’s right – THE “upside down.” If you know what I’m talking about, you’ve probably been watching Netflix‘s “Stranger Things” – the creepiest, most suspenseful, most delightfully 80s-throwback show on TV. Stranger […]

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kale brownies

Kale Brownies

For National Kale Day (October 5, but really it’s more like National Kale Month over here), there’s no better recipe to pull out from the files than these kale brownies. That’s right – kale brownies. When we originally posted these we asked the obvious question (“Why?!?!”) and answered it with the obvious answer (“Why not?”). […]

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Carrot-raisin salad

Not Your Grandma’s Carrot-Raisin Salad

We’ve been spiralizing in our house…and no, that’s not a euphemism for anything. We’ve just pulled out the spiralizer and started curling up everything. Did you know that fall produce works really well in the spiralizer? Apples, carrots, beets – anything firm and crunchy will probably spiralize well.   With that thought in mind, we […]

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