baking and breads

Blueberry Oatmeal Bread and Friday Faves

by heidi March 1, 2013
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There I was, standing at the kitchen counter with a half dozen super ripe bananas, swatting my husband’s headed-to-the-garbage-can-hands in an attempt to quell their discarded fate. I knew by the super sweet smell and the mooshy touch—not to mention Smudge’s squinched up expression each time she passed them by […]

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Sausage and Egg French Toast Cups

by heidi January 2, 2013
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Neighbor gifts at holiday time are often a mixed bag. By the time Christmas has come to an end I usually find I’ve accumulated a countertop of cookies, candied nuts and hopefully a wine bottle or two from neighbors who’ve thoughtfully felt us worthy to share their neighborly wares. One […]

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Shortcut Pie Dough Sugar Cookies

by heidi December 6, 2012
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You may be a mom. Maybe you’re not. But I’m guessing you had a mom, right? I’m a mom. And what’s generally known about moms is that we have to be prepared for unexpected situations. From simply carrying extra tissues and ‘gently” reminding to wipe noses, to anticipating and quickly reacting […]

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Caramel Apple Brownies Recipe

by heidi October 29, 2012
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If you haven’t noticed by now, I have a crush on fall and all the bounty it delivers. Squash, root veggies, all of it. Don’t leave anything out. Please. Especially apples. October weather in Utah is meant to shock us natives straight out of any hopes that fall might last […]

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Bacon and Jam Mini Monkey Bread Recipe Madness

by heidi October 25, 2012
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Who doesn’t like thing small and cute? Add sweet to that descriptive and you have a home run. Small children at their cuddliest peak are always adorable, the ability to wear clothes in smaller sizes is enviable (read: small does not mean so short you need a ruffle) and small […]

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