I was practically raised on popcorn, it was a staple snack in our home. Sometimes on family movie night, it was even more important that the movie itself!
Obviously I love brownies, and all the chocolatey goodness that comes with them. But I’ve always felt that blondies inspired more creativity, probably because they’re such a great canvas. Continue reading
You’d think that someone who spends as much time in the kitchen and around food as I do, would never miss a meal. But I’m notorious for skipping lunch. It’s never intentional, I just get wrapped up in a project and figure I’ll get to lunch later. When “later” comes, I end up grabbing a handful of nuts and the next thing you know, it’s time to make dinner. Oops!
You wouldn’t know it by looking through my recipe index, but crisps hold a special place in my heart. They’re pretty much the first thing I taught myself to bake (this is going back to when I was still a kid). I’d go out to our yard, pick the apples from our tree, and head to the kitchen to bake up what became my “famous” apple crisp… I guess that’s about when I caught the baking bug.
Recently, I found myself with an abundance of blueberries, which (obviously) got my brain working on what I could bake with them. And my mind kept drifting back to a crumb cake that I used to love, but haven’t made in several years. Now I know you’re probably expecting that this is that cake, but a funny thing happened…