Peach Cobbler Bars

Continuing the theme of using up all the frozen fruit in my freezer… My husband brought home about 14 bags of frozen whatevers last spring after a “slushie party” at his school.  So with the first two bags of frozen peaches I tried this recipe: Peach Pie Crumb Bars. It was a whim and an…

Cherry-Blueberry Cobbler

As Spring begins to sneak into my consciousness, I clean.  The house, the yard, and yes… the freezer.  I have several dozen bags of fruit in my freezers that I suddenly feel compelled to use up so there will be room for this year’s harvest.  Today’s project: “Operation half bag of sour cherries + half…

Pumpkin Spice Bread

There was a convergence of circumstance at my house this holiday season: I was broke, we were almost out of weekday freezer breakfasts, and we had grown a TON of beautiful winter squash.  And so like a good farmer, I went in search of a pumpkin bread recipe as a solution for all three problems. …

Homemade Dilly Tartar Sauce

I have never eaten so many fish sticks in my entire life.  With our schedules and picky eaters, fish sticks are the magic combination of convenience, healthy (I serve them with baked french fries and edamame), and deliciousness – at least one day a week. I pop them into the oven when I get home,…

Pear Upside-Down Cake

I ran out of time to do a full post, but I made a terrific cake this morning and wanted to spread the word!  It started with big, beautiful Bartlet pears on sale at the supermarket, and it ends with bored, hungry children! The recipe is based on the great Martha Stewart’s pear upside-down cake. …