Muffin Cup Omelettes

chicken

Recently I was so lucky as to be able to babysit (chicken sit?) a friend’s backyard chickens while she went on vacation. She has beautiful hens. There are nine of them and they are all very friendly. They have this simple coop to sleep in, and when there is someone to watch them, they have […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract with Brandy

Vanilla Extract with Brandy

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about holiday gifts, and the blogging world is no exception. There are a lot of vanilla extract posts floating around the blogosphere right now, and they’re all good, but I’m going to argue that mine is exceptional. Why you ask? Because BRANDY. Brandy has that […]

Banana Cream Pie

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For a household who strives to eat a diet low in refined flours and sugars, we’ve been eating a lot of pie lately.  Sometimes you just need pie though, and we’re trying to live a balanced life.  Not a perfect life. My husband has been working long hours lately, and I wanted to surprise him […]

All Butter Pie Crust

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Here is basically my favorite pie crust recipe of all time. A lot of pie crust recipes call for shortening, and The Darling Bakers NEVER use shortening. I have never made a bad crust using this recipe and it’s so easy. Just throw all the ingredients in a food processor (I use this one) and turn it […]

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