Plain Old Pecan Pie

Jeff likes plain old pecan pie. Not chocolate, not maple, not even Bourbon Pecan Pie.  Just plain old. However, you can sneak a tablespoon or two of bourbon in this pie and most people would just wonder what made it extra special. (Shh… I did!) 1 cup light corn syrup (or dark) 3 eggs 1…

Rustic Apple Pie

Granny Smith apples usually go fast at my house. When they don’t, I make pie. 1 9-inch pie crust rolled to 10 inches. 5 medium-size apples – Granny Smith or Golden Delicious work great 1/2 cup brown sugar. White sugar will also work 1 1/2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon…

PBJ Pancakes in a Pan

  Inspired by the recipe hacking in Netflix’s Time To Eat: Nadiya Hussain’s Best Recipes, I made my own version of her Peanut Butter and Jelly Traybake. This is a beautiful and tasty dish that you can easily adjust to your serving needs and also use whatever kind of peanut butter, jam or jelly you have…

Thanksgiving Menu 2018

  Herb Turkey Breast Cranberry Apple Turkey Breast Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Gravy Bourbon Maple Sweet Potatoes Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Seasoned Green Beans Broccoli Casserole Browned Butter Carrots Harvest Salad Charcuterie Tray Pumpkin Pie Berry Crumble Crisp Pecan Pie Dinner Rolls

5 Things I Learned on the Great South Dakota Road Trip of 2017

On September 15, the hubs and I and our Jeep embarked upon a 19-hour road trip to Hill City, South Dakota and the surrounding areas. Here a few things I learned on this trip 1) The best 3D, HD camera is your eyes. 2) The Crazy Horse Memorial deserves more attention. The history surrounding it…