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Almond and Fruit Granola

Almond and Fruit Granola

I attended an intro to fly fishing clinic through Wilderness Voyagers in Ohiopyle, PA a few years ago. The two-day weekend clinic was held on the banks of the Youghiogheny River where I learned, along with six other brave souls, the basics of getting out 

Grilled Yogurt Flatbread

Grilled Yogurt Flatbread

What I love most about this flatbread recipe is its versatility. I’ve used it as an alternative to English muffins for eggs benedict, a base for a simple air fryer pizza and simply served it on the side with soup. If you don’t have a 

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

This recipe’s success is rooted in using ingredients that can hold up to a long cooking period. I’m a huge fan of Cavatippi pasta because it has the texture of a Penne or Elbow macaroni, only more twisty. And before you roll your eyes at 

Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Old Bay Seasoning became a new addition to my spice collection when I moved to Maryland. Originally created by Gustav Brunn in the mid-1930s, Old Bay is a blend of celery salt, red and black pepper, paprika, and pinches of a few other spices. The 

Fresh Apple Cake

Fresh Apple Cake

This was such an interesting cake to make. Expecting a dry, coffee cake style texture, I was pleasantly surprised by its lightness. The cake itself has a gingerbread quality that is elevated by the brown sugar, while the fresh apples add moisture. Don’t be alarmed 

Foolproof Pizza Dough

Foolproof Pizza Dough

Admittedly, I avoided making pizza dough for years. It seemed too daunting, messy and time consuming. My default was always to pick up my phone and order delivery. In the odd occasion when I wanted to make my own pizza, a prepared dough from the 

Banana Muffins with Oatmeal Crumble

Banana Muffins with Oatmeal Crumble

No matter how hard I try, I never finish bananas before they turn brown. There’s always two hanging on, desperate for a renewed life. These banana muffins have the vibrancy I struggle to find with a standard banana bread. The oatmeal crumble is like the