Valarie Russell on November 24th, 2015

This is a beautiful dish that can really shine as a holiday meal, or any time you want to add a little something fancy to the dinner table. It’s so easy, it will make you look like it took hours to create. 2 acorn squash 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1 cup fresh cranberries 1/3 cup brown […]

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Valarie Russell on October 13th, 2015

Homemade apple muffins recipe with walnuts is a welcome addition to your morning, everybody loves homemade goodies, and these muffins are no exception! 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1  large apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2015

Old-fashioned, delicious and easy to make describes this yummy dessert. It’s wonderful served with ice cream. 6 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon TOPPING: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking […]

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Valarie Russell on November 11th, 2014

I am admittedly not a great baker (a cook- that’s totally a different matter) but this is a simple and amazing recipe even I can do. Moist, dense, and super chocolate-y, no one will ever guess there’s zucchini in this bread. What a great way to use up some of our excess harvest that I […]

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Valarie Russell on September 16th, 2014

Try this and delicious apple bread, it’s so easy you can make it most anytime for a quick and tasty dessert. So yummy right from the oven… even without the glaze. 1/3 cup brown sugar (not packed) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla […]

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Valarie Russell on May 27th, 2014

It’s rhubarb time and one of our great customers, Jo Ann, shared this delicious cake recipe with me a week or so ago.  I fixed it for Kenny tonight and he was impressed!  It’s really a quick and easy cake to make, I think you will enjoy as well.   1 ½ c      Brown sugar (packed) ½ […]

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Valarie Russell on October 15th, 2013

This is a quick and easy dessert recipe, I always use our Mutzu apples and local maple syrup.  I prefer a little less maple syrup for less sweetness especially when served with homemade whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. I hope you enjoy as much as we do.   5 apples – peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 […]

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Valarie Russell on September 4th, 2013

Its apple time, so why not fix this delicious pie this week for your family.  I made this last night and Kenny will probably finish it tonight!   (9 inch) pie shell 5 cups apples – peeled, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

I don’t usually follow a recipe, but wrote one down this time so I could share. The amount of sugar used will depend on the type of apples used. I have cooked these for years with apples we have leftover, and are on their way to the compost pile… ripe but not quite there. These […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

If you are fortunate enough to have a friend like mine, Valerie Shealy, you would have fresh South Carolina pecans for this Thanksgiving recipe. While visiting her a while back she offered me some fresh organic pecans, of course being the pecan hound that I am, I accepted; and am now making a  rich, delicious, and […]

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