PEANUT BUTTER & BANANA MUFFINS

Today is a great day.  The sun is shining, the sky is a brilliant blue, and my family is getting ready to participate in Opening Ceremonies with our community little league. This is our 15th consecutive season, and probably our last. I’ve watched all three of my boys, and their friends, grow up at thisContinue reading “PEANUT BUTTER & BANANA MUFFINS”

RACHEL’S APPLE WALNUT CAKE

Preheat Oven to 325 F.  Grease 10 inch tube pan; set aside. In a large bowl, beat 1 1/2 C granulated sugar, 1 C vegetable oil, 2 tsp vanilla, and 2 eggs until well blended.  Stir in 2 C chopped peeled tart apples. In another bowl, stir together 3 C flour, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp salt, and 1 C chopped walnuts.  Add apple mixture to dry ingredients.  Stir in just until moistened.Continue reading “RACHEL’S APPLE WALNUT CAKE”

FOR THE FANS OF SEMI-HOMEMADE

I love to cook.  I love to love people with food.  And I love to be relaxed when I sit at my table to share life with the people who have gathered there. Some times it is impossible to experience all of those loves, simultaneously, with from-scratch cooking. This is why I am a HUGEContinue reading “FOR THE FANS OF SEMI-HOMEMADE”