Archives for November 2010

Lemon Meringue Pie

So, last week you all gave me almost 80 lemon recipes! Thank you! The winner of the lemon link-up is Momma of Many who gave a link to all the lemon recipes on her website, as well as a Christmas scent. Thanks for participating Momma! This weekend my dad and I juiced over 60 pounds of lemons and froze the juice. I plan to have lemon juice in my freezer until the tree is ready to pick again next … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: No Leftovers!

If you are looking to save big on your grocery bill, check out the amazing Cyber Monday sale from Grocery University. You can purchase the whole course for $6! So the good thing about traveling during Thanksgiving is that I didn't have to cook the turkey. The bad thing.... no leftovers! That's okay though, because I thoroughly enjoyed them Friday and Saturday! In other menu news, last week … [Read more...]

How to Quickly Soften Butter

Have you ever started a recipe and then realized you needed softened butter and all your butter is stored in the fridge? When I lived up north I was able to keep butter on the counter, but in Florida it gets too warm to leave it out. My sister showed me a way to soften a stick of butter in just a few minutes. Take a stick of butter and place it in a ziploc bag. Fill a bowl or … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Pie

Inspired by my Pioneer Woman cookbook and the folks at Lucky Leaf, I decided to bake an apple pie with a twist. The twist.... you can eat it with your hands. Well, I guess you could always eat apple pie with your hands, but it would be extremely messy. With this recipe you can grab a slice of apple pie and still have a free hand to look over all the Black Friday ads this Thanksgiving. So forget … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Thanksgiving Week

Don't forget to fill out my short reader survey for a chance to win a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card. This week is bittersweet for our family. It marks the first time in several years that we will not be spending Thanksgiving with our dear friends in West Virginia. But, it will be the first Thanksgiving in many years that we will be spending with our families! One thing I love about Thanksgiving, no … [Read more...]

Lemon Recipes: Show Me Your Best!

Since I don't have a recipe to share, I thought I would share some lemon photos. We picked two bags from our tree and still have a tree-full left over. I thought pictures of my kids with lemons is better than pictures of my bloody hands, you all neglected to tell me that lemon trees have thorns. :) Time to share your recipes. If you have a blog please link your lemon recipe post, … [Read more...]