Recreating Family Recipes: Broccoli Bread

Week 2: Broccoli Bread I was a little hesitant to try the Broccoli Bread recipe, however, the receipt card looked quite loved. My grandmother also added some commentary that this was one of the must-do church potluck dishes. I made three updates to the original recipe. Used fresh broccoli instead of chopped frozen broccoli. Swapped …

Recreating Family Recipes: Praline Pecan Crunch

Week 1: Praline Pecan Crunch I remember getting home from school and just smelling my mom’s Praline Pecan Crunch! My mom would make this every few years for the bridge group and she would always let us sneak some before, during, and after the party. Now, beware, this recipe isn’t the healthiest. It is definitely …

Dog Approved Pumpkin Treats using Brewing Grains

We have now transitioned to Pumpkin Dog treats! I have created a monster, my dog now just begs and begs for homemade dog treats. Her desire is my command, plus my husband has been brewing more, so getting spent grain is pretty easy. Over the past two months, I have been baking her peanut butter …

Simple DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Box

This year I wanted to create a homemade Valentine‚Äôs Day gift box for some of my family members. Now, it might be easier to send flowers but I feel something homemade just does something for the heart, for both you and the recipient. The gift box I created was filled with two homemade treats and …

Valentine’s Day M&M Cookie Recipe

This year I wanted to create a homemade Valentine’s Day snack box for some of my family members. Now, it might be easier to send flowers but I always think something homemade just does something for the heart, for both you and the recipient. The boxes started with testing out a few different Valentine’s Day …

Two easy ways to use spent brewing grains

My husband and I are big fans of craft beer and I’m excited my hiatus is almost over. During the pandemic, my husband has been home brewing, which leaves us with pounds of spent brewing grains after each batch. He started with brewing kits and has transitioned to creating many of our favorites from our …