Apple Fritter Cake

Need a simple dessert that delivers great taste? Apple Fritter Cake is a tender cake with a layer of apples and a delicious glaze on top. Fall is in the air around here, you can literally smell the change. Personally this is my very favorite time of the year, I love the cool crisp mornings and evenings, the pleasant daytime temps and all of the traditional flavors of fall. You know: apples, caramel, pumpkin, cinnamon, let alone combining some of {Read More}

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

  Making HomeMade Pumpkin Puree will enhance the flavor of ANY pumpkin recipe. Easy to do and SO worth it! Perfect to freeze and use ALL fall! Last week our garden got hit with a HARD frost. I am talking temps in the teens. We thought we had prepared well by covering the things that couldn’t be harvested, and harvested the things that were ready. We got a big shock when we went to check the garden and everything was dead, {Read More}

How to Freeze Fresh Veggies

We are supposed to be getting some nasty cold weather in the next few days. So we have been busy busy harvesting what could be harvested from our garden and trying to cover and protect what isn’t ready yet for harvest. Which lead to me having about 30 carrots and an over abundance of fresh green beans. There was no way we would be able to eat all of it before it spoiled, so to the interweb I went looking {Read More}

How to Freeze Zucchini

Zucchini is overrunning my garden. It seems everyday I go out to check on the garden I find at LEAST 2 fully grown zucchini. I have made everything that you can imagine with zucchini, and honestly I am a little sick of them. I keep having nightmares of giant zucchini’s chasing me. I have given zucchini to my mother-in-law and have sent them to work with my hubby. Short of going door to door and dropping them off anonymously, I {Read More}

Crock Pot Apple Butter

Crock Pot Apple Butter is the perfect recipe for harvest fresh apples. Use in a variety of recipes or on muffins or biscuits! I have never made this before, but it turned out so delicious!  It’s a perfect crock pot/slow cooker recipe since you really do put it in there and let it go!  I was inspired by the recipe, but changed it just a bit.  It really was SO easy.  I stirred mine a couple of times during cooking, {Read More}