Recipes by Fruit

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 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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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      

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups/Fruit Leathers

Ok, if your kids are like mine they LOVE fruit leathers (we buy the target brand a lot- like too often, haha). Well, I was doing a “power Pinterest” session for 5 minutes while I was waiting to pick up one of the kids the […]

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

We makes gallons of Apple Cider every fall for 2 reasons:  We have tons of apples and this is a great way to use them, no matter what kind they are. Actually, I think mixing different kinds of apples makes the best cider. Because we […]

Autumn Chopped Salad

Autumn Chopped Salad

Ok guys, this is one of my all time favorite salads, regardless of the season. Every time I serve this someone asks me for the recipe. I usually end up doubling this recipe if we’re have a group over. I literally keep the poppy seed […]

Apple Cider Cranberry Sangria

Apple Cider Cranberry Sangria

This has apple cider in it, which to me = yummy fall drink! (Thanks to cookingandbeer.com for this recipe!) You can most certainly make this non-alcoholic, especially for my friends out there who are expecting. We most certainly can’t forget about you guys! I think […]

Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Sangria is not only for summer time! I’ve been making it for Fall Gatherings and Holiday Parties for years. This one combines red wine, brandy, cinnamon, apple cider, citrus, and of course – sweet honeycrisp apples! I highly suggest doubling the recipe because everyone will […]

Canned Peaches

Canned Peaches

Oh my goodness these are so much better tasting than out of a can (and so much better for you too)! I used to HATE peeling peaches, but then a friend of mine gave me a tip- just wait until they’re very ripe, but not […]

Pears in Light Syrup

Pears in Light Syrup

  These are so delicious and easy to do. They make great snacks anytime for the kids (or for you)! So pick lots of extra pears this fall for this recipe and for one of my favorites- pear applesauce!   Pears in Light Syrup Preserving […]