Blueberry season is coming to an end. With the help of my parents our freezer is packed with blueberries! We are eating everything blueberry… smoothies, pie, jam, berry salad, and these amazing Blueberry Lemon Rolls! The only problem with these Blueberry Lemon Rolls… is once you eat them… they areRead More →

Happy Father’s Day fathers, and additionally… Happy Birthday to my Father! Father’s day always comes in blueberry season, and this season blueberries are falling off of the bushes! Birds are swooping down and getting their fill!  What are you going to do with all those berries? The same thing weRead More →

Strawberry Ice-cream

The strawberry fields opened up near our house, and guess what we did! We went strawberry picking! Oh yes! With what was leftover after making several batches of strawberry jam and strawberry syrup for our pancakes, we made fresh strawberry ice-cream. Strawberry ice-cream during strawberry season is the best! This dairyRead More →

apple pie

Classic apple pie is sure to please. I have never met anyone who disliked apple pie, have you? Fruit, sugar and a perfect pastry recipe… how can you go wrong? Whenever I need to share bad news with Michael, I know that, if I set out a pie and a fork,Read More →

banana and walnut cookies

Oh dairy free! Ever since the “lactose intolerant” diagnosis of my youth, I’m doing nothing to avoid dairy. You heard me. Nothing. How I love dairy and all things dairy. Mmmm… dairy. Call my love for it weird if you wish, I think you are missing out. These cookies though, areRead More →

pie crust recipe

It’s almost Pi Day guys! Pi Day is one of the most exciting events at our house. Thanks to Pi, we get to enjoy the benefits of math through circles and more importantly… food in the shape of circles (aka pie). As a home-school family you need to know that weRead More →

his and hers cupcakes

You’ve heard of His and Hers towels, but have you heard of His and Hers cupcakes? Seriously, these are ridiculously cute and easy to make, unless you are making 300. No really… 300… I’m making 300 of these His and Hers cupcake toppers. I’m not making all of them justRead More →

conversation heart marshmallows

Valentine’s day is almost here and with it comes my favorite conversation heart candies. This year we are making conversation heart marshmallows to take to school! The kids are going to love these! Not only are they delicious (because they are homemade), but I let the kids write their ownRead More →

butter frosting

“Keeping it real” with a butter frosting! It’s been a quick and easy get-r-done sort of month. All you need is a simple butter frosting to get going on a perfect cake. Whether you are decorating or just quickly frosting this recipe is trusted, tried and true! Michael and I areRead More →

butter frosting

There are six of us in the Blow family. Five of which I make a cake for, each year, on their birthday. I don’t think I’ve missed one yet. You might me wondering why don’t I make cake for the sixth one. The sixth one is me! I’m not inRead More →

cake pop

Amazing works of art exploding the markets today are the glorious cake pops! I’ve seen these brilliant inventions everywhere. Cake pops entice the child inside of me by combining the lollipop and cake into one treat. You are able to get as creative, gourmet or simple as you want with each of your designs. TheRead More →

cranberry orange pinwheel cookies

These cookies look so fancy! I really am impressed by these cookies. Not only do they look dynamic with a red swirl, but the flavor is outstanding. The cookie dough is infused with finely shredded orange peel, and rolled in a cranberry pecan mixture to create a pinwheel effect. EachRead More →

Nun's Puffs

Hello again! Good to see all is well and you are back on your computer, tablet, or phone to eyeball today’s glorious eye candy. Isn’t it a shame that you can’t reach through your screen and grab this amazing nun’s puffs dripping in honey and shovel it into your mouth as you carryRead More →


These beautiful snickerdoodles were made by 11 year old Emma, my daughter and fellow blogger here at Bread & With It. They are uniform, delicious and amazing. She is really developing into a skilled chef. We were sharing these treats with Winnie this week and I really wish you could have seenRead More →

I love the way these chocolate chip cookies turned out in the photograph. They almost look like a dream which is honestly how they taste. Okay yes, everyone has their own recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Maybe you found yours in a cookbook like I did or it was passedRead More →

pumpkin pie

Store bought is a thing of the past! This was my first time making a pumpkin pie from scratch and wow. Just wow. Pumpkin pies look rather ordinary and bland but once you take the first bite of a pie made from a freshly cooked pumpkin. Oh my. Throughout myRead More →

pumpkin bars

Oh guys. I cannot begin to tell you how delicious pumpkin bars are. Yes, they look delicious in the picture… but no photograph could ever really truly show you how delicious they are. It has become an annual fall tradition for about 4 years now. I know I’ve told you howRead More →

grilled peaches

These look almost as wonderful as they taste. These are, yes you guessed it… grilled peaches. Not just regular grilled peaches… they are brushed with honey, grilled, nested with a creamy chevre and then topped with fresh tarragon. This fusion of flavors is stunning. I cant figure out though, ifRead More →

currant molasses cake

Hey there! This week the Captain’s Lady has us making currant molasses cake. I was skeptical and a little concerned that it would be a wash. After Michael went back for seconds, thirds, and then fourths I was surprised! Give currant molasses cake a try and enjoy the second toRead More →