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Recipe of the Week – Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

    Just like the very best peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but so much better! Kids will love it! But we saw quite a few guys taking more than one. We used some of our wonderful grape jam, but any preserve will do.     Ingredients: 1 stick (1/4 lb.) unsalted butter, softened 3/4…

Recipe of the Week – Concord Grape Sorbet

  … And the grape harvest continues. Here’s a fun sorbet recipe we made today. The perfect treat for a warm fall day. Now I am off to pick more grapes.     Ingredients:  2 1/4 lb. concord grapes, stemmed 1/3 cup water 6 Tbsp sugar 4 Tbsp red wine Instructions:  1. Combine grapes and…

Recipe of the Week – Concord Grape PIe

  We have a true bumper crop of Concord grapes this year. Frank and our grand daughter Katie picked buckets yesterday and hardly made a dent. We’ve been making lots of juice and I am about to make some jam but so far the hands down favorite has been this wonderful grape pie. It’s a…

Recipe of the Week – Honey Walnut Breakfast Loaves

  We make this easy breakfast bread often. Everyone who tastes it wants the recipe! It makes for a perfect holiday breakfast recipe! The holidays will be upon us soon!     Ingredients: 1 package super moist yellow cake mix 1 cup water ½ cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup butter, softened ¼ cup honey 3 eggs…

Recipe of the Week – Lemon Drop Cookies

  We think these are the perfect summer cookie. Pour yourself a glass of iced tea and enjoy!     Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon half-and-half cream 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup finely crushed lemon drops 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon…

Recipe of the Week – Peach Crisp

  Fresh ripe peaches are my favorite fruit and they are in season now. I love them so many ways but this crisp is near the top of the list. Of course, it tastes best served with vanilla ice cream   Ingredients: 6 cups peaches, peeled and sliced (or canned peaches can be used) 1…

Recipe of the Week – Blistered Tomatoes

  Tomatoes, tomatoes every where!!! Try this quick side dish for cherry tomatoes. It’s just a little change up but so good.     Ingredients: 2 teaspoons butter 1 teaspoon dried or fresh basil 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon white sugar salt and pepper to taste Directions: Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high…

Recipe of the Week – Chicken Piccata

  This delightful chicken dish is perfect for an easy dinner for two. We like it with salad and wild rice as a side dish.       Ingredients: • a 3/4-pound whole skinless boneless chicken breast, halved lengthwise • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 tablespoons dry white wine…

Recipe of the Week – Fruit Salad Parfaits

  If you’re looking for a new way to entice your family to eat their fruits and vegetables, these salad parfaits may do the trick. They are pretty to look at and even better to taste!   Ingredients 1 pkg. (6 oz.) baby spinach 4 cups assorted fruit, cut into bite-size pieces (i.e. banana, orange,…

Recipe of the Week – Apple Bars

  What to do with one or two left over apples? Make these oh so good apple bars.   Ingredients • 1/2 cup melted butter • 1 cup white sugar • 1 egg • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1 cup apples – peeled, cored…