Rejuvenating Dr. Chase’s Home Hearth Pumpkin Butter Recipe

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We’ve been hard at work chasing down Dr. Chase and his story of lumberjacks in the North Woods and their slow simmering pumpkin butter to bring you this mellow pumpkin jam recipe. We tinkered with the original recipe to super … Continue reading

Grandma Margaret’s Buttery Coconut Cream Cake Recipe

Homemade Coconut Cream Cake with fresh berries by bake this cake

This golden cream of coconut cake, modified over decades in our family from a 1924 recipe, is frosted with vanilla custard frosting and sprinkled with sweetened coconut flakes. Continue reading

Crazy Cool Century-Old Coffee Cake Recipe

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We’re fast-stepping our way through prep time of this old-fashioned yeasted coffee cake with a couple of 30-second finger-kneading sessions to let the yeast do all the work. Then we’ll drizzle it with icing and serve it warm from the oven. Hello homemade! Continue reading

Who Knew Real Red Velvet Cake Was Not Even Red #waitwhat

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If you’re looking for red, you won’t find it here. But if you’re looking for old-fashioned cocoa cake flavor in a moist (brown) red velvet cake layered with classic vanilla custard frosting, well then, you’ve come to the right place! Continue reading

Boozy Top Tier Dinner Party Cake

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Presenting our trending top-tier cake for your next dinner party! It’s not actually boozy or even boozy tasting. It’s just that its made with wine (and the boozy word looks good in the title). Okay, it does have a splash … Continue reading

Grandma’s Heavenly Heart Cake

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Everyone should have a Mother’s Gingerbread Cake recipe on hand, don’t you think?  And there are a lot of them out there. I know because we’ve tried nearly every one we can lay a hand on, starting from recipes created … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Almond Coffee Biscotti Recipe

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We’re kicking up the flavor and texture quotient of this classic little coffee snack by throwing our brittle biscotto to the wind!  Cause this here’s a buttery and brunchy biscuit cookie (not a dry or crusty breadstick). And it’s loaded full-bore … Continue reading

Real Deal Easy Homemade Holiday Almonds

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Home-roasted almonds are a fun DIY kitchen project that is super easy from start to finish. And when they’re all roasted up in your home oven and packed into adorable jars, somehow these healthy California beauties just get super-cool with that old-fashioned charm. Continue reading