Tag: Foodie

Elevating Simple Cooking

Good food makes life better but sometimes it is difficult to know what to do to add that extra flavor. There are healthy and unhealthy ways to add extra flavor. Lets go through a few! Unhealthy Adding extra butter, heavy creams, and bacon grease will provide that rich flavor to foods. Sometimes there is not

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Spice and Herb Infused Spirits

Do you know that habit of the universe where you learn about one new thing and then keep seeing it? That was me in regards to infused spirits or in this test case, just vodka (gin and brandy are often used too). I first came across infused spirits in The Herbal Kitchen, the same book

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Foodie Friday: Hot Chocolate Toppings

Homemade Whipped Cream

Thought I’d get into the holiday spirit with today’s post. In our house we love hot chocolate as soon as it is cool enough outside to call for it and I almost always make whipped cream to go on top but a good cup of hot cocoa needs that extra topping to feel complete. Our

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Lemon Blueberry French Toast

I love a good savory breakfast but sometimes you need something sweet. What could be better than homemade lemon-blueberry bread turned into French toast topped with a fresh berry compote and homemade whipped cream? The answer: not a whole lot. The recipes are an explosion of flavor that will leave you wanting more and groaning

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Foodie Friday: Simple Scones

I love to bake anyway and having all this extra time has been fun adventure for my baking skills. This last week I decided to try my hand at making scones. They ended up being much simpler than I expected them to be and I can’t wait to attempt some varieties with my next batch,

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Colorado: P.S. Chocolates

After our balloon flight and a jaunt up to Wolf Creek Pass we were all in the mood for something cold. Originally we were going to get ice cream until we came across P.S. Chocolates in a little strip mall on the way back into Pagosa Springs. I did get something cool to drink but

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Creek House Honey Farm: Canyon, TX

Last weekend I visited Canyon, TX with my friends for WT’s homecoming in the new stadium. But there are a number of wonderful things in Canyon besides WTAMU. One of those is Creek House Honey Farm. A little shop and winery where you can sample and buy local honey and other products made with honey

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