A Taste of Spring

With the early buds on the trees and blossoming flowers here in CA, the desire to taste something spring-like in our morning hot coffee also bloomed (hot because it is still winter, even in CA). Lavender was a natural choice, and so we borrowed a lavender simple syrup recipe and proceeded with the inspiration of A La Minute’s sublime… Continue reading A Taste of Spring

Birthday Dinner & Cake for the Win

Many a Pryde family birthday dinner has had homemade macaroni and cheese as the entree, and nearly every one featured Mom’s sponge cake for dessert. Daniel’s birthday this month was no exception. Beth and Mom developed the macaroni and cheese recipe for a 4-H project when Beth was in elementary school, and it ended up… Continue reading Birthday Dinner & Cake for the Win

Mint Bourbon Balls

Are you looking for something different to serve at this year’s Saint Patrick’s Day party? Look no further! Being new arrivals in Kentucky, one of the ways Karen and her husband started to acclimate was to complete the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. After most of the distillery tours, they were served Bourbon Balls; a very delicious… Continue reading Mint Bourbon Balls

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Deliciousness

Karen’s husband likes to mention every autumn that pumpkin is actually a winter crop as his response to the hype over the coming of fall, a.k.a. “pumpkin season”. In honor of that, and as an offering of something sweet and a different kind of treat for Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing a favorite autumn-y/winter-y/doesn’t matter what season… Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Deliciousness