Apple Pie…Oh My!

Fall is my favorite time of year.  Brisk mornings.  Turning leaves.  Fall  harvests and celebrations.  The start of cozy sweater season. And pies.  Lots and lots of fall and winter pies. My favorite pie happens to be apple.  When we lived up in the mountains of New York State, it wasn't unusual for us to … Continue reading Apple Pie…Oh My!


Ice Creeeeeeam!

(Reblogged from September 2014) I know.  It sounds strange discussing ice cream and the end of September, but I have to honestly say that moving from Western WA to Central TX two months ago has confused my internal change of the seasons.  The high currently is 85 degrees -- ice cream weather for this northern … Continue reading Ice Creeeeeeam!

Slow Cooker Sour Cream Cheesecake

I am a complete cheesecake fanatic.  While my family doesn't completely share my passion, I figure it means more creamy goodness for me. Lately I've been experimenting with my slow cooker, which I love because it creates a silky, creamy confection you can't beat.  Essentially when making cheesecake in a slow cooker you're actually steaming it … Continue reading Slow Cooker Sour Cream Cheesecake