Nut Free Pesto

If you’ve ever wanted pesto but can’t have nuts, here is your answer! Tasty and with a little bite, this aromatic sauce will have you celebrating! Read More …

Pizza Crust

I’ve been using this pizza crust recipe for a while, when we make homemade pizza. I like it’s ease of use–your bread machine does most of the work for you, and it behaves nicely when you spread it out on the pan. If you’d like a way to make your own pizza at home, this Read More …

Pizza Sauce

I’ve been making homemade pizza a lot lately. I thought it would be fun to make my own crust, but that meant I also needed my own toppings as well. We had a few jars and frozen packets of sauce, but I thought most of those were too sweet. Then I remembered this recipe, which Read More …

Pumpkin Pasta

Do you ever get bored with the way you serve pasta? Red sauce, white sauce, plain old butter, olive oil (I hear people use pesto, not an option here.) There are different ways to dress it up, and different proteins to add, but often kids, in particular, latch onto one type of pasta and aren’t Read More …

Homemade Seasoned Breadcrumbs

Yum! I have had a very hard time finding breadcrumbs that I can buy. Not very many varieties of bread (especially sandwich bread) have egg in them, but for some reason, most breadcrumbs do contain egg. This is a conundrum to me. But as a result, we seldom make recipes that require breadcrumbs, because of how Read More …

Perfect Pumpkin Puree

I fell in love with pumpkins several years ago. I have no idea why, but I’ve become obsessed with growing them, decorating with them, and of course, baking with them. I don’t think I’ve purchased a can of pumpkin in over a decade, because I always make my own puree. Usually I have to make Read More …