Don’t Waste the Pits: How to Make Cherry Pit Syrup plus Five Ways to Preserve Cherries

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I hate waste. And, let’s be honest, whenever you take fresh produce and prepare it in some way, there is waste. The peels. The tops  The pits of cherries–well hang on a sec, I’m getting to it! Sure, you can always toss that stuff in your compost pile. (Learn more about … Continue reading

How to Make a Classic Doctor Who Scarf

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  If you’re a Doctor Who fan — or knows someone who is — and you like to crochet, then you’re going to love this post! Why? Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. When you begin your shopping through an affiliate link, the price stays the same … Continue reading

Roast Chicken Stuffed with Cranberries, Apples, and Sweet Potatoes

What's for dinner tonight? Try this simple roast chicken stuffed with cranberries, apples, and sweet potatoes! Via Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

        A couple of years ago, I created one of my favorite dishes ever: Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Stew. As it turns out, the combination of sweet potatoes, apples, cranberries balances beautifully with savory sage. This recipe takes that flavor combination and… well… stuffs it in … Continue reading

My Week on Wednesday and Happy Thanksgiving

My Week on Wednesday // Thanksgiving // Once Upon a Time in a Bed of Wildflowers

photo source; edited by me using PicMonkey. Hello and welcome to another My Week on Wednesday! (Yup. It’s Thursday again. I hate it when that happens…) First of all, a couple of you have been asking… we are not part of the Snowvember, or whatever they are calling it on … Continue reading

Grandma’s Apple Pie

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Whenever I make an apple pie, I always think of my grandmother. As I said before, I grew up in the middle of an apple orchard, and apples were a big part of my childhood. They funny thing is, I do not actually remember my grandmother ever teaching me to make … Continue reading

Cock-a-Leekie Soup

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This soup is a simple soup that is easy to throw together on a nippy fall day and has Comfort Food written all over it. Cock-a-Leekie Soup is an old Scottish soup made with leeks, chicken stock, and prunes (yes, really!) that dates back to the 16th century and is … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Latte

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Once upon a time when I mixed up my first batch of Homemade Pumpkin Spice Mix, I made it for this recipe. Little did I know that this recipe would prove illusive beyond belief. I wanted a piece of pumpkin pie in a coffee cup. End of story, thank you … Continue reading