Cherry Pie

End summer with a slice of Cherry Pie.
Cherry Pie—Sifting Through Life

I am very excited to tell you that I am typing to you today from a new kitchen in a new state!

Earlier this month, I moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Moving was as fun as sugarless cake, but I’ve finally settled into my new home and, more importantly, new kitchen! 

First up in the new digs, we’re digging into Cherry Pie. 

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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry jam I’m renaming this summer, “The Summer of Jam.” Before June, I’d never thought to make the fruit spread before. That’s what grocery stores are for, right? Fast-forward two months, and I’ve helped make hundreds of gallons of jam at work. I was surprised by how simple the process was but how versatile and flavorful the outcome is. It was sometime during my fifth batch of jam when I was standing over a kettle of 200°F fruit that I thought, “Why don’t I do this at home?” Continue reading

S’more Brownies

S'more BrowniesS’more brownies: the perfect summer treat when a bonfire isn’t right at your disposal.

Just like the summertime sandwich, these brownies come in three layers. There’s a crunchy graham cracker crust, ooey-gooey chocolate brownie, and a toasted marshmallow topping. All the tastes of summer without the campfire*. Continue reading