Have you had a Saskatoon?

Well, this is my first batch, and they are very interesting! I stumbled on these berries while horse showing, over the last two years, near Traverse City, Michigan. I kept seeing signs on the roads leading to the show grounds for U-pick Saskatoons. I had no idea what these were, and last year I leftContinue reading “Have you had a Saskatoon?”

Apricot Almond Cake

With a haul of fresh apricots from a local farm stand, I set about finding ways to use them and enjoy the fresh sweet-tart flavor. Today, I settled on an Apricot Almond Cake, the bonus was that I had everything I needed already on hand. I used a recipe, as a base, I found fromContinue reading “Apricot Almond Cake”

Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars šŸ’ from @averiesunshine

Kirsch means cherry in German, so it natural that we Kirsches gravitate towards these sweet treats. These were the perfect project today, Iā€™m surrounded by fresh cherries everywhere I go up here in Michigan! The stores are full of them, farmstands are bursting with fruit from local orchards, and little stands with honor boxes dotContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars šŸ’ from @averiesunshine”

Melon Caprese Salad, or Skewers if you want!

I spotted the idea for this salad on one of my favorite Instagram accounts, @whatsgabycookin. She did them as appetizer skewers, with the addition of Honeydew melon, and they were so beautiful. I decided to toss what I had into a bowl and present it as a side salad, it turned out great and wasContinue reading “Melon Caprese Salad, or Skewers if you want!”