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How to Stock Your Pantry: Homemade Vanilla Extract

How to Stock Your Pantry: Homemade Vanilla Extract

Have you seen the price of vanilla beans lately??? There are many reasons for the drastic spike, but just know it’s very high. You might have noticed it if you’ve shopped for vanilla extract lately. You might have even been tempted to buy the cheap 

How to Stock Your Pantry: Spice Rack Essentials

How to Stock Your Pantry: Spice Rack Essentials

Tips for what to have stocked in your spice and herb rack.

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration in Erie, CO

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration in Erie, CO

The inaugural Juneteenth celebration in Erie, Colorado, was a smash hit, with family-friendly activities and great local bands, vendors, food, and drinks.

Italian Apple Cake Recipe

Italian Apple Cake Recipe

My version of an Italian apple cake recipe. This wonderfully tender and moist cake is practically more apples than cake!

Homemade Fresh Pasta Tutorial

Homemade Fresh Pasta Tutorial

Make your own fresh, handmade pasta at home; you don’t even need special equipment. Here’s how!

How to Stock Your Pantry: Breadcrumbs

How to Stock Your Pantry: Breadcrumbs

How to stock your pantry: pantry essentials: make your own breadcrumbs and never waste leftover bread again!

Type 00 Flour (Another of Italy’s Gifts to the World)

Type 00 Flour (Another of Italy’s Gifts to the World)

Italy’s Type 00 flour, the finest flour you’ll probably ever encounter. It’s designed for pizza and fresh pasta, but you can use it for other baking, too!

Flour in Germany (Mehl)

Flour in Germany (Mehl)

A throwback post for the flour series explaining the types of flour in German supermarkets and their American equivalents.

Acreage Restaurant and Stem Ciders in Lafayette, CO

Acreage Restaurant and Stem Ciders in Lafayette, CO

Stem Ciders’ Acreage Eatery in Lafayette, Colorado, near Denver. Elevated fare and delicious ciders!

How to Make Your Own Cake Flour

How to Make Your Own Cake Flour

Make your own DIY cake flour in minutes and for pennies on the dollar!