Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2017

This hummus is crazy delicious. It’s savory, creamy, smoky, subtly spiced, slightly sweet from the squash and lemony. This is the perfect dip to have on hand for a week of healthy snacking. It would also be great for entertaining or taking along to parties. It gets its flavor from both roasted and fresh garlic, […]

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Valarie Russell on August 29th, 2017

Also known as Bohemian squash or sweet potato squash, delicata has a rich yellow flesh and a buttery, sweet-corn like taste. The skin is edible and delicious as well. Low in calories and high in fiber, delicata is a good source of vitamin A. There are so many ways you could flavor this squash. Below […]

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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 August 11th, 2015

This makes an excellent breakfast bread or a light dinner dessert by adding some vanilla ice-cream.  Made some for Kenny this morning, over half is already gone.   1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

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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 March 3rd, 2015

I have really never used a recipe for making this… I usually just throw it together with leftover rice, but several folks asked for my recipe… so here it goes. It is one of our favorite desserts in the winter. 2 cups cooked rice (jasmine rice is my new favorite) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cups milk […]

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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 July 28th, 2014

A surprising and FABULOUS cake full of fresh squash! No one would ever know… especially the kiddos!   3 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1½ teaspoons cinnamon 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups finely chopped yellow squash (do not peel) 4 eggs 1½ […]

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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 22nd, 2013

“When your favorite apple is in season, pick up a bunch and make this luscious pie filling that freezes beautifully. Sliced apples are partially cooked on top of the stove with water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Then you can ladled into containers and freeze. Then you can use them anytime for a delicious easy dessert. […]

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