Category: Sweet Stuff

Vintage Banana Cake and why I am not so fond of baking

Vintage Banana Cake and why I am not so fond of baking

There’s no better way to warm up the home than by baking. It warms the air and fills it with a heavenly scent. Yesterday, that heavenly scent was from a vintage banana cake baking in my oven. It’s a recipe I found on Pinterest (follow […]

Baking with beets

Baking with beets

Had I tried these as a kid, I would have been fooled. I had to be tricked into eating most vegetables growing up. The list of vegetables I would eat without a fight was short — celery, lettuce, artichoke. The last one throws everyone off, not […]

Strawberry “mousse” filled cookie cups

Strawberry “mousse” filled cookie cups

The gardens are really starting to come along here at our wannabe farm. The cucumbers and tomatoes are starting to produce flowers that will soon turn into fruits. The potato box is almost full and the vines are starting to blossom. The beets are starting […]

Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars and dreams of a backyard farm

Chocolate Raspberry Pie Bars and dreams of a backyard farm

It never seems to fail, the May 24 weekend is too cold to plant — again. At least we didn’t get hit with rain — or snow! After this winter, it could have been possible. Instead of planting, I am gazing at my seedlings dreaming of […]