Food & Culture

Brownie Cake

Brownie Cake

The season for delicious goodness has finally arrived, and I am sure we are all anxious to indulge.  I’m still on a family history kick, so I couldn’t help but post a family recipe from my dear great aunt who is fighting a brain tumor […]

Pinterest Win: Hearty Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash and Quinoa

Pinterest Win: Hearty Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash and Quinoa

This is a recipe I’ve seen pinned fairly often, and to be honest, the main reason I want to share it with you is because it is DELICIOUS. It’s perfect for fall (and pretty much any other time) and the ingredients aren’t too crazy. The […]

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

The cold season is finally deciding to settle in, and that means it’s time to break out the cider, hot cocoa, and . . . pumpkin cookies! Normally I make my pumpkin cookies with a box of spice cake, but I decided to venture out […]

Pinterest Win! One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

Pinterest Win! One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

If you’re like me, which is to say, addicted to Pinterest, then I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of the same recipes floating around. Certain recipes get pinned hundreds of thousands of times. But I want to know, do they actually work? Or is it […]

Pumpkin Patch Oreo Pudding Cups

Pumpkin Patch Oreo Pudding Cups

Ingredients: 8 Chocolate pudding cups 1 package of Oreos 1 package of mini pumpkin candies Directions: First split 8 Oreos into halves, leaving one side with all the cream filling. Set the cream filling ones aside. Take the remaining sides of the Oreos and crush […]

No Fail Pie Crust! (no foolin’)

No Fail Pie Crust! (no foolin’)

Ingredients: 2 ½ C. flour 1 C. shortening ¼ tsp. salt 1 beaten egg ¼ C. warm water 1 Tbsp. vinegar Instructions: Crumble together flour, shortening, and salt (preferably with a pastry cutter). Add egg, water, and vinegar and combine. DO NOT OVER HANDLE. Combine […]

Easy and Delicious: Homemade Gnocchi

Easy and Delicious: Homemade Gnocchi

Ingredients: 1 c Instant potato flakes or pellets* 1 c boiling water 1 beaten egg 1 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1 c flour (give or take) Instructions: Mix water and instant potatoes. The potatoes will be drier than if you were making mashed potatoes […]

Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing

by Cody Phillips Whether it’s beginning to look a lot like springtime where you live or you’re still stuck in a polar vortex, a fresh spinach salad sprinkled with homemade poppy seed dressing will always brighten your day.

Christmas Treats

Christmas Treats

Our friends at Familius sent over some more Christmas recipes for you to enjoy over your holiday break. Try these ones out!

Microwave Christmas Fudge

Microwave Christmas Fudge

by Janai Skiles Try out this easy Christmas fudge. The best part is, you don’t even have to turn on the oven. This fudge can be made right in your microwave.