Slow Cooker Rhubarb Crisp

I swear rhubarb is one of the easiest and most forgiving veggies out there. They have to be to grow in my garden. Especially since its one of those plants that I pretty much ignored throughout the year. Except, of course, this time of year! When the stalks are most abundant and at their juiciest best!…

Peach Cobbler

This past weekend I celebrated my 50th birthday! I know. I know. As my dad use to say…. ‘Uffda!’ BTW-for those of you who aren’t familiar, that’s Norwegian for ‘HOLY COW you’re a half a century old!’ Of course, I’m not the only one in my family who reached a milestone birthday. My niece and…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Cake

Happy Friday, ya’ all! I’m off for an overnight visit to see (and babysit) my grandson, but I just HAD to share this SUPER yummy recipe with you before I go! As I mentioned last week, we’ve had a bumper crop of rhubarb this spring, even though it had a very traumatic beginning!!! Since I…

Rhubarb-Strawberry Crisp

Lately, I’ve been in a cooking and baking rut! Mostly because the temperatures here in our neck of the woods have been like a bad roller coaster ride! One day it can be sunny and 80, and the next…40 and rainy! Or in cooking terms-one minute I’m whipping up a batch of potato salad, and…

Apple-Raisin Kuchen

I’m ready for Fall.  There I said it.  Don’t hate me.  It’s not that I don’t like summer.  I do. And no-I am not looking forward to another freezing cold winter. I hate everything about winter (except, of course, for Christmas!) But I LOVE everything about FALL! And the signs are all around me, that…

Patriotic Trifle Dessert

I hope you all had a wonderful Fourth of July!!! Hubby and I spent most of the day catching up on some projects but we did celebrate later with dinner and movie. Today we are heading over to hubby’s parent’s cabin for a BIG family barbecue. Getting together with hubby’s family is always so much…