Victoria’s Peach Jam

September 13, 2012

Victoria's Peach Jam I love making peach jam, but I love eating it throughout the year even more! You will need about 3 pounds of peaches for this recipe. INGREDIENTS 4 Cups Peeled & Finely Chopped Peaches 7 Cups Sugar 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice 3 Ounces Liquid Fruit Pectin In a...

Apple Dumplings

September 8, 2012

Apple Dumplings It’s apple season so let’s make Apple Dumplings.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Water 1 1/4 Cups Sugar 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Cup Butter (Cut Up) 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 2/3 Cup Shortening 1/2 Cup Half & Half 2 Tablespoons Chopped Raisins 2 Tablespoons Chopped Walnuts 1 Tablespoon Honey 3...


August 7, 2012

Applesauce Most of the apples that you use for cooking will work for canning and freezing.  The best types of apples for canning and freezing are Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty and Jonathan.  Stay away from soft varieties like Red Delicious and those with bruises.  INGREDIENTS 8 Pounds Apples 2 Cups...

Raspberries, Peaches & Plums OH MY

July 27, 2012

Raspberries, Peaches & Plums OH MY Stone fruits are now at their juiciest and most fragrant. And who can resist raspberries?!  Celebrate them in this sweet and delicious cake.   INGREDIENTS 5 Large Peeled & Sliced Peaches 4 Sliced Plums 1 Cup Raspberries 2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Tablespoon Baking...

Peach Crisp

July 17, 2012

Peach Crisp I came across a beautiful stack of organic peaches and ended up buying way too many.  They were so juicy and flavorful, but I just couldn’t eat them all so I decided to make a peach crisp.  The secret to my peach crisp is crystallized ginger.  It just...

Strawberry Milkshakes

July 5, 2012

Strawberry Milkshakes It’s hot out and time for a good old fashioned Strawberry Milkshake!    INGREDIENTS 1/2 Pound Fresh Strawberries 3 Tablespoons Sugar 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 Pint Good Quality Vanilla Ice Cream 1/2 Cup Milk   Hull and slice the strawberries.  Place the sliced strawberries in a medium size mixing...

Victoria’s Blueberry Crisp

July 4, 2012

Victoria’s Blueberry Crisp This is a great dessert to make while blueberries are in season.  If you bring my blueberry crisp to a picnic or potluck you are sure to be a big hit. INGREDIENTS 4 Cups Fresh Blueberries 1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar 4 Tablespoons Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Ground...

Saturday Morning Blueberry Pancakes

June 30, 2012

Saturday Morning Blueberry Pancakes Weekends are made for pancakes.  My Saturday Morning Blueberry Pancakes are easy to make and are absolutely delicious!  INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour 2 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 3/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Beaten Egg 1 Cup Milk 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Pint Washed &...

Mixed Berry & Sour Cherry Cobbler

May 15, 2012

Mixed Berry & Sour Cherry Cobbler   I cannot tell you how delicious this cobbler was!  It was the perfect ending to a beautiful Sunday meal.  For this cobbler I used Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries and Pitted Sour Cherries.  The combination turned out fabulous.    INGREDIENTS Filling: 8 Cups Fresh...

Mother’s Day Breakfast Cobbler

May 12, 2012

Mother’s Day Breakfast Cobbler   Don’t be afraid to make this fruit dessert for Mother’s Day breakfast.  Serve it with a scoop of plain yogurt on the top.  Everyone loves this breakfast treat.    INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Unbleached Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 1/4 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon 4...

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