My husband LOVES caramel apples. He settles for the packaged ones sold in the grocery store, and eats about a 6-pack a week. I figured that homemade ones would be pretty simple and taste way better. You can easily buy the packaged square candy caramels and melt them with a little cream. However, I opted to make some from scratch, and I’m glad I did. They turned out perfect! The caramel was not too soft or hard. It was just the right texture. Not to sound too much like Goldie Locks, but it’s true. You don’t want to bite into something that’s too sticky or, on the other hand, something that almost breaks your teeth. In addition, the vanilla bean and pinch of fleur de sel give the caramel a nice flavor. [Read more...]
I’ve been enjoying many fall recipes, as you can tell from my recent posts. They’ve mostly featured fall spices and pumpkin. I can’t seem to get enough of the flavors. However, fall is also that time of year dust off your slow cooker and make some soups, stews, chilis and in this case, hot sandwiches. Mine has been tucked away and neglected for most of the summer, so I finally put it to good use for this recipe.
This sandwich is so good! The meat cooks low and slow which makes it extra flavorful and fall apart tender. It’s also a no fuss meal. Just throw a few ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning and come home to a delicious and ready to eat meal. Or, if you’re anything like me and don’t leave yourself a minute to spare in the morning, just put together everything but the meat the night before. It couldn’t be more simple! It’s always a great feeling to come home from a long day at work, walk in the house and smell dinner that’s already made! [Read more...]
It has been an absolutely gorgeous fall here in Michigan. The trees are in full swing of changing their colors and the weather has been amazing! It’s generally quite chilly as soon as autumn hits, but it has been a steady period of warm and sunny weather. I don’t remember a fall ever being so beautiful. [Read more...]
After sharing my pumpkin pie spice recipe, I wanted to showcase some different ways to use it. One simple way is by adding it to oatmeal. I’m generally not a big fan of oatmeal, but I do like this jazzed up version because of the added spice and crunchiness. My husband, who happens to love oatmeal, gave it a two thumbs up! [Read more...]