Apfel Pfannkuchen (German Apple Pancake)

While we were out for brunch on Fathers Day we were discussing having these pancakes that my Oma used to make.   This is one of those recipes that are gone now.  I had the Monday following Fathers Day off so I decided I would spend the day making pancakes to try and figure out…

Father’s Day

To show the men in my life how much they mean to me, I spent my weekend baking up a bunch of different stuff for them.   I already had the sweet & spicy candied pecans ready, then I made a batch of chocolate chip banana muffins, double chocolate brownies, oatmeal cookies, and the final…

Sweet & Spicy Candied Pecans

With Fathers Day just around the corner I wanted to make something that I figured my wonderful husband, my amazing dad and my grandfather would all love (fingers crossed my grandfather likes them, he’s to the point he only likes eating things he doesn’t need to chew anymore).   I’ve made these amazing nuts before,…

Pancakes

When my boys were little and my grandparents would babysit them while I worked, my Oma would sometimes make them pancakes for lunch.  She was never one to use a box pancake mix, ever.  I have been known to use the stuff in the box with varying degrees of success and failure. While I don’t…

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

This is what happens when I buy a bunch of bananas for my youngest son and he forgets they’re on the counter.   I hate throwing them away, so banana muffins it is, and the added joy of chocolate chips makes them even better! Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins (Makes 24 muffins) 5 medium sized bananas,…

Turkey Lasagna Soup

When I first made this for my husband he actually looked at me like I was nuts.   I kept telling him to give it a chance, it’ll be really good.   Well, his eyes light up now when I even mention this soup. Start off with 1 medium yellow onion.  (My husband has this…

French Boule

We eat a lot of bread around here, with the three guys taking lunches with them every day, we go through a few loaves of bread a week, at least 3 maybe 4.   I try my best to bake as much bread myself as I can, as our boys prefer sour dough bread to…