Old Fashioned Glazed Strawberry Pie

I recently made this pie – Strawberries were on sale for $1.67 for organic (which is an unheard of price!) so I stocked up and bought 4 pints. My mom used to make this pie when we were young, and I loved it. So I decided to try it for the first time. It turned out great! You can use…

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How to transform leftover mashed potatoes

Anytime I make mashed potatoes, I always make a few extra so that I can use them for this recipe. Having grown up with perogies, these potato cakes are especially good with sour cream and chopped green onions. It’s a great way to use up your leftovers, and they are usually a big hit with kids. First, heat up a…

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Halloween Chocolates – Allergy Friendly

With Halloween right around the corner, we have started to make some treats. It’s tough to buy chocolate novelties at the store with food allergies, as many have the ‘may contain…’ label, so we just normally make our own. These chocolates are tree nut, peanut, egg and sesame friendly. Hershey is really great about allergens – I have called them…

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Crumpets – The Joy of Cooking

I was searching through my favorite cookbook of all time – The Joy of Cooking – and came across this recipe for Crumpets. I havent had a crumpet in ages – when I flipped through the book, I was looking for a bread recipe I could make without having to turn on the oven during our heat wave. It looked…

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Homemade PlayDoh

This is a timeless classic! I remember this activity from when we were kids. We didn’t use PlayDoh then (it existed, but I don’t remember us buying it). I do remember my mom making her own, and that’s what we would use. It was a salty, pliable dough, and we would have to remember to wrap it up in plastic…

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