How to make a lattice pie crust |

Summer pie season is upon us. Cherry, blueberry, and peach,— oh my! Just thinking about all of those pies gets me excited, and makes me want to get baking.

A home baked fruit pie with a lattice crust is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. If you’ve always wanted to bake your own lattice-topped pie but have been too intimidated to try, I’m here to help! I’ll show you just how easy it is.

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Homemade danish pastry made with Red Star Yeast braided around a cream cheese filling and fresh summer berries is a breakfast treat sure to impress everyone.

Summer Berry Breakfast Danish Braid |

When it comes to breakfast, I am definitely a sweets kind of gal. Is that really any surprise?

I reach for pastries with far more enthusiasm than I do with savory items like bacon and eggs. Any excuse to have dessert for breakfast. But I don’t often make pastries at home, they’re more of a coffee house splurge. Until now!

I think I’m going to put this homemade danish braid on regular weekend rotation. Continue Reading…


Skip the drive-thru and try this homemade cherry limeade instead!

Cherry Limeade |

It’s that time of year when everything is fresh and plentiful. So much great produce is right at my fingertips, and the inspiration for new recipes is constant. The ideas just keep coming and my list has never been so long. But my pregnant body screams “hell no, don’t you dare get off the couch or I’ll make you regret it later!” And so on the couch I remain.

My energy has plummeted in recent weeks and some days it’s all I can do to feed my family, let alone create new recipes. And so I hope you’ll forgive the slowdown of posts. Hopefully you’re off having your own summer fun and haven’t even noticed. Continue Reading…