By Holly V. Gray

Baking

French-Style Baguette

French-Style Baguette

Though I usually go the easier route and just pick up baguettes in the bakery, occasionally I do enjoy baking the bread from scratch. If you’ve never made your own French bread, I recommend giving it a shot. It’s really very simple! All it takes […]

Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars

Crunchy Homemade Granola Bars

The kids are back in school this week, mornings are in the 60’s here, and the leaves are beginning to hint at fall colors. All this makes me want to run out and buy pumpkins but I’ll resist that urge for now. I did pick up […]

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Just when I thought we were past the pumpkin-everything time of year, I found a can of pumpkin in the pantry…. My initial plan was to make these into bars (which, technically, is what we’re starting out with here) but then at the last minute, […]

Our New Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Our New Favorite Pumpkin Pie

My pumpkin pies have definitely evolved over the years.  I followed the recipe on the Libby’s can forever and the pies were good but a little on the boring side. Then came a few years of folding in meringue and topping with pecans, which we […]

Fabulous French Bread

Fabulous French Bread

Though I usually go the easier route and just pick up baguettes in the bakery, occasionally I do enjoy baking the bread from scratch.  If you’ve never made your own French bread, I recommend giving it a shot.  It’s really very simple! All it takes […]