September 18th, 2014

Peach Upside Down Cake

Peach Upside Down Cake

I originally shared this recipe on Cooking with Ruthie, where I am a monthly contributor.


Oh do I have a peachy treat for you today!  I’ve always been a fan of pineapple upside down cake – so to take that classic cake and add my love of peaches just makes total sense.  The result is this yummy Peach Upside Down Cake which has become my new favorite!

Here in Colorado it’s Palisade Peach season and I can’t get enough!  This cakes starts, upside-down of course, with a layer of butter, brown sugar, and beautiful peaches.


Peach Upside Down Cake



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September 12th, 2014

Apple Recipe Roundup

30+ Apple Recipes


There’s nothing better than a fresh, crisp and crunchy apple!  I so look forward to the new crop of apples to come in each year.  I absolutely love the Honey Crisp and also the tart and crunchy Braeburns!  What are your favorites?

We thought we’d round up a few of our favorite apple recipes to celebrate apple season!  We’ve also shared a few from Pinterest we can’t wait to try! Whether it’s Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack Time, or Sweet Time – We’ve got you covered! Enjoy and let us know your favorite apple recipes!



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September 8th, 2014

Brown Sugar Cornbread


It’s September, and I can’t wait for FALL!  I can hardly wait for cooler temperatures and to break out the fall sweaters.  It’s also time to start thinking soup and chili!  This Brown Sugar Cornbread is the perfect addition. to a hot cup of soup or thick bowl of chili!  It’s simple to make and the dark brown sugar gives it a hearty fall flavor!




Brown  Sugar Cornbread


1/2 cup butter (more for buttering pan)
1 1/3 cups yellow cornmeal
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon plus 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup

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September 5th, 2014

Overnight Blackberry French Toast

Blackberry French Toast


Somethings are worth repeating.  Like the Overnight Blackberry French Toast- or as we like to call it at our house, “Breakfast Bliss.”  This recipe is one of the first we posted on this blog because it is one of our family favorites!  However, the photography is somewhat lacking on the first addition and completely buried in the recipe file- so yes, it was time to re-post this wonderful breakfast favorite!



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Make this Breakfast Bliss the night before so all you have to do is pop it in the oven for an amazing morning meal!   It

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August 29th, 2014

Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches

Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches


This baked brie couldn’t be easier to make and it is absolutely delicious.  The fresh peaches with a little kick from pepper jelly are a perfect combination with the cheese.  Serve it up as an easy and impressive appetizer.


Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches



Baked Brie with Jezebel Peaches


1 tablespoon hot pepper jelly
1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 large ripe peach, peeled and diced
1 Brie round (about 13.2 ounces) in wooden box
Crackers for serving


Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 4 ingredients; gently stir in peaches

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