Small Batch Lemon Bars

Now that Spring is here I wanted to make a treat that had a pop of color.  Lemon was my first thought.  My childhood memory of a lemon treat is my mom’s lemon meringue pie.   She made her classic Apple, Pecan and Lemon Meringue for every holiday dinner and my dad enjoyed them all.Continue reading “Small Batch Lemon Bars”

Feature: Clara Learns How To Make Strawberry Jam

Nothing says summer quite like the pop of fresh red strawberries. They’re bright and fragrant and often smeared on my toddler’s face when we pick them at our local orchard. They’re begging to be eaten and are the perfect ingredient for a homemade jam. Making it now lets me have that memorable and sweet tasteContinue reading “Feature: Clara Learns How To Make Strawberry Jam”

Road Trip: Lyman Orchards and Strawberry Popsicles

One of my favorite times of the year is when Lyman Orchards Pick Your Own season opens.  I still remember going blueberry picking with my family and loading up the basement freezer with numerous bags to use for blueberry pie at Christmas.  When I had my son I was determined to find an orchard soContinue reading “Road Trip: Lyman Orchards and Strawberry Popsicles”