No-Bake Cookies

Do you like no-bake cookies? I do, but I haven’t wanted to use the 2 cups of sugar listed in most of the recipesĀ for these! So I did a little experiment. I tried substituting 3/4 cup of honey for the called for 2 cups of sugar and found that it is a good fit. (I […]

Pumpkin Rice Pudding

Yes, I am pumpkin crazy! This time, in place of pumpkin, I used butternut squash. As with the muffins, the pudding is just as pumpkin-y with butternut substituted for the pumpkin and it’s so easy to bake and to use. So I baked several butternut squash a few nights ago and I’ve been using them […]

Butternut Squash Muffins

I love squash! Any kind! And I really like using it in recipes that call for pumpkin. Several years ago, my sister Lorie Beck put together a recipe book for baking with pumpkin and squash, and it’s been so much fun to try her ideas! The recipe featured here was inspired by her, so thanks […]


Ok Ladies, are you ready for yet another recipe that will help you use your garden produce, or maybe your neighbor’s garden produce ? I made a double batch of these today and we are loving them! As far as cookies go, these are light on sweetening, heavy on veggies and big on taste and […]

Daisy’s Cashew Crunch

Do you recall this recipe from some months ago? I finally bought cashews and managed to save some from getting eaten long enough to make these! First a couple of things I learned: The cashews would be better in small pieces. Having them in halves made it a bit too chunky and hard to spread. […]