Hey guys! I have a deep dark secret to tell ya'll – I'm not the biggest pie fan (cue shameful scorning). Don't get me wrong, the buttery crusts are delicious, and I'm always the first one to dig into the pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, but the majority of pies, filled with all that cooked fruit, has never set well with me. I would try and explain this nonsense to you, but I know it wouldn't do me any good; the confused look will never leave your face. The best way to clarify myself is to say that I would rather have an ooey-gooey, undercooked, triple chocolate brownie any day – that's just the kind of gal I am...Read More
Nobody likes to bake unless they know for sure that the end result will turn out to be just the most scrumptious and delectable treat they've ever tasted. Alright, maybe by “nobody” I really mean to say I – I don’t like to bake unless the outcome is going to be undoubtedly worth sharing. After a vicious fail at baking David a Snickerdoodle Cake for his birthday (something I was anxiously looking forward to ever since I found out he had a grand taste for cinnamon), I have sworn-off baking, proclaiming that David is the baker of the family and that is final...Read More
Everyone has an overly ripe banana (or four) in their house at some point in time.
There’s lots of solutions.
Freeze them, make them into bread, throw them in a smoothie, possibly mash them into baby food (if you happen to have a baby…), and the worst and most treacherous option, toss them.
I glanced over at our fruit bowl the other day and noticed not one, not four, but five over ripe bananas. Dangit...Read More