The Harvest

15 Things to Do With All the Apples You Need to Pick Before It Freezes!

15 Things to Do With All the Apples You Need to Pick Before It Freezes!

    What a crazy swing in the weather! Last week it was 80 degrees, then it was super rainy, and then this weekend it was in the 40s! While many apples enjoy a good frost (it actually makes many of them sweeter), none of […]

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bread

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bread

This bread is super moist and yummy and uses lots of crisp fall apples. It has quickly become one of our family’s favorites! We used a mix of red and green apples, but I think this recipe would work well with whatever you’ve picked.   […]

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars- Yum!

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars- Yum!

If your family is anything like ours, you go through granola bars pretty quickly. Especially when we are traveling or packing lunches or school snacks. They are just such an easy thing to throw into the kids bags or my purse. And if you’re like […]

Homemade Fruit Leathers: Peach and Plum

Homemade Fruit Leathers: Peach and Plum

It’s back to school week this week and I’ve been trying to think of some easy school snacks that I can make ahead for the kids. Well, we happen to have had a pretty steady amount of peaches and plums coming in, so why not? […]

Yummy Zucchini Bread

Yummy Zucchini Bread

When the end of summer is drawing near, and you’ve made everything you can think of with all of your zucchini… try this yummy zucchini bread recipe! It’s easy to make, you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry right now, and your […]

How to Make Berry Jam: Video & Recipe

How to Make Berry Jam: Video & Recipe

Went berry picking and now you have a bunch of leftover berries?? Whether it’s raspberries, blackberries, blueberries or strawberries- no worries! This simple homemade jam recipe will allow you to enjoy them all year long. (This is easily one of our most-used pantry items)   […]

Easy Berry Galette

Easy Berry Galette

Honestly, what is a galette? Technically,¬†Galette¬†is a term used in French cuisine to designate various types of flat round or free form crusty cakes, but to me, it’s kind of a pie that you make without a pan. It’s a very fancy sounding, super-easy dessert. […]

Our Favorite Strawberry Shortcake!

Our Favorite Strawberry Shortcake!

It’s strawberry season! And after a solid hour or so at the farm with our kids, we have quite a few berries to use (a great problem to have, in my opinion). After making jam, and eating sliced berries for breakfast, lunch and dinner, we’re […]

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I have kids, which automatically means that Macaroni & Cheese is requested OFTEN in my house. My 4 year old son thinks that he should eat it daily. Yikes- sorry little man! But once a week or so with some grilled chicken and steamed broccoli, […]

Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

When you have a few 5 gallon buckets of apples left towards the end of the season, you start experimenting with all sorts of different apple recipes to use them up! I’ve been meaning to try making apple chips for awhile now because I have […]

Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Butter & Crispy Sage

Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Butter & Crispy Sage

Ok, so I had never actually made crispy sage before…amazing! I am completely obsessed with it, and it is incredibly easy (bonus)! This is one of my new favorite ways to serve acorn squash. Not only is it beautiful, but the flavors are wonderful. If […]

Baked Acorn Squash with Butter & Brown Sugar

Baked Acorn Squash with Butter & Brown Sugar

This was one of my favorite fall recipes growing up. My mom used to split the squash in half, bake them up, and put the half squash right on our plates with a side of sausage or chicken. We would just grab a spoon and […]

Homemade Caramel Apples

Homemade Caramel Apples

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Watch my “How-To” Video here.     I used to pay between $8-$12 apiece for great […]

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Find the recipe here: Homemade Caramel Apples      

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Every year, like clockwork, after the first month or so of school mornings I am so tired of oatmeal, cereal, and yogurt breakfasts. There has got to be something better than this, that is just as easy! I do not have time on weekday mornings […]

One Pan Autumn Dinner

One Pan Autumn Dinner

I saw this recipe on Pinterest and had to try it out (because we all know sometimes they’re just not that great, aka- Pinterest fail). Not this one! This recipe was very easy and very delicious. Plus everything on one pan is a win in […]