Category Archives: Baking

No Oil Apple Cake Recipe

Now that Fall has officially arrived, here’s the official fall apple cake recipe! This sweet and moist apple cake recipe requires zero oil or butter.   APPLE HARVEST CAKE 4 cups apples 4 cups sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp. salt … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Roasted Chicken!

Yesterday, I made an inexpensive roasted chicken I bought on sale for 99 cents per pound. I used the upright chicken roaster and pan my mom had sent me years ago to essentially bake the chicken at 350º for fifteen minutes … Continue reading

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Take Heart with Irish Soda Bread

Today I made my 2011 recipe for Irish Soda Bread – with a twist! Instead of 1/2 cup raisins, I added 1/2 cup dried cranberries to give it a bit of Valentine’s Day color! I used a heart-shaped baking pan … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Brussels Sprouts Roasted in a Cast Iron Pan

I cleaned and seasoned (oil the pan and heat in a 350 degree oven for an hour) an heirloom cast iron frying pan and decided to use it for a side dish for baked pork chops with apples. After roasting … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween Pumpkin Muffins

Made from a mix from Williams-Sonoma!

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Twofer for Tuesday – Pizza in the Eye

“There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” – Kevin James  and “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.” – Anna Quindlen 

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