Pretzels, Schawbische-Style

How about some warm, fresh pretzels, hot out of the oven with butter melting on them? Warm and soft and crunchy and salty all at the same time. How can you say no? All it takes is about an hour and you could have some sitting on your kitchen table! …

Cookies & A Mid-Week Mom Moment

Cookie art is a great way to spend some relaxing and fun time with your kids during the holidays. Here is a German sugar and butter cookie recipe I grew up with. It is well, well tested and ever so delicious. Also the dough is robust enough that kids can …

Chicken Soup, But What Kind?

The hub came home early today. Early and with a fever. We sat and talked a bit before he laid down for a nap and one of the subjects was dinner. “Chicken soup would be good,” he said. Chicken soup, I thought. No problem. I can pop a frozen chicken …

Perfect Pancake Pockets

Perfect Pancake Pockets 2 cups flour 2 tbs sugar 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tbps baking powder 4 tbps buttermilk powder (optional, but yummy) 2 tbs melted butter 2 eggs 1 cup milk (may have to add more depending on humidity, egg size, and whether you have an overeager child …