Elizabeth Skipper May 8th, 2013 | Techniques, Tools, and Tips
The kitchen of the house I grew up in was nothing special. In fact, as I reconstruct it now in my mind's eye, it was pretty limited. The counters were surfaced in that wretched tiny tile which was so hard to keep clean, the counter space was minimal as were the cupboards; and the stove was in a bad location, too far from the counters and sink, with no place near it to set anything down. The refrigerator was one of those old ones with a freezing compartment inside it rather than a separate freezer, which required defrosting on
BnB Finder May 7th, 2013 | Best B&B Bites, Recipes
Maybe sometimes you get a craving for Pop Tarts, but you know they're not exactly good for you. Maybe you'd like a weekend baking project to do with your kids (or all by yourself). This recipe is a fun alternative to cookies. Unlike commercial toaster pastries, it uses organic fruit in the filling -- and not a ton of preservatives. Finish up with a drizzle of white chocolate following the easy directions. Just be sure to leave time for chilling -- one 30-minute session for the dough and 20 minutes in the freezer for the unbaked tarts. That's one
BnB Finder April 9th, 2013 | Best B&B Bites, Recipes
With the Louisville Cardinals going to the Finals, here's a treat from one of their hometown's premier B&Bs, the Inn at Woodhaven. These may take a little longer than s'mores made around the campfire, but if you have time to bake brownies, you also have to time to add a really easy graham cracker base and a quick marshmallow topping. The extra steps are worth it, turning everyday brownies into a special dessert that still has a touch of home and childhood. If March Madness ever comes to baking, these will be in line for the Finals!