Apple Crumble Pie

Thanksgiving means time to bake some pies. I’d like to share some of my pie recipes. First recipe I’d like to share is delicious dutch (or crumb top) apple pie. I’m of the opinion that unless you are making a mile high deep dish apple pie, putting a crust on top really is unforgivable. The … More Apple Crumble Pie

Chewy Spiced Cookies

There’s something special about baking cookies around the holidays. It has been awhile since I’ve made any cookies (call it my total lack of a sweet-tooth), but I thought I would make these delicious chewy spiced cookies. I love soft cookies and these hit the bill. I also love the cinnamon, ginger, and clove spices … More Chewy Spiced Cookies

Rhubarb Pie Filling

After moving this summer and no longer have immediate access to large freezers, I had to think of a solution for all this wonderful rhubarb I have. I’ve canned apple, cherry, and peach pie filling, so I thought maybe I could can rhubarb pie filling too. My rhubarb crisp is essentially a pie filling, so … More Rhubarb Pie Filling

Cherry Pie Filling

Couple weeks ago I was just giving myself more work than I could complete in a week. I decided to hunt down tart cherries so I could make my own cherry pie filling. I learned some great things about tart (or sometimes called pie) cherries. Utah is the second largest tart cherry producing state in … More Cherry Pie Filling

Apricot Cherry Crisp

UPDATE (August 15, 2014): In my efforts to preserve the harvest, I froze apricots and cherries hoping I could make apricot and cherry crisp later in the year. For the apricots, I simply washed them and sliced them in half to remove the pit. I froze them initially on cookie sheets in my freezer, similar to … More Apricot Cherry Crisp