Sugared Cranberries

Cranberries are just about my favorite food item. I have loved them my entire life so anytime I find a recipe with cranberries (or shampoo, lotion, air freshener, candle, etc) I have to try it.  Yes, I know the first step is admitting you have a problem. The cred for this recipe goes to my…

Cranberry Apple Streusel Pie

I made this with the apples from the trees in our yard (I have no idea what variety of apple they are).  I imagine you could use any apple although the ones with bold flavor (like granny smith) would be really delicious.  I hope you like this as much as my family did! Yield:  1…

Cranberry Peach Cobbler

This recipe is courtesy of Duncan Hines.  Not my typical recipe as everything is either canned or boxed but this is quick and delicious.  Give it a try! Yield:  1 cobbler (6-8 servings) 1 (21 oz) can peach pie filling 1 (16 oz) can whole berry cranberry sauce 1 pkg  yellow cake mix 1/2 tsp…

Caramel Apple Pie

This was originally a Pillsbury recipe…I altered it.  Enjoy Yield:  1 pie Prepare pie crust for a two crust pie. (you can make from scratch or buy the pre-made) Filling 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 Tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 6 cups sliced peeled apples (6 medium) Topping 1/2 cup…

Adventures In Cooking (#3)

We put a fire pit in the yard this summer and I have made it a point to cook outside at least two nights a week.  Last night, we were eating our burgers, baked beans and corn on the cob and I realized it was time to start picking the apples from the trees in…

Easy Fruit Salad

This recipe reminds me of pot luck dinners.  When was the last time you went to a pot luck and didn’t find some kind of fruit salad with marshmallows? 2 cups red seedless grapes, halved 1 large orange, sectioned (you can substitute a small can of mandarine oranges, drained) 1 banana, sliced 1 red apple,…