Homemade Vanilla Extract

Let me tell you a secret:  I never, ever use imitation vanilla extract when baking.  Pure vanilla extract is so worth the extra cost. Have you ever wondered how real vanilla extract is made?  And did you know that you can make your own homemade vanilla extract?  It’s so easy! You only need 2 ingredients […]

Homemade Hot Cocoa

It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about curling up on the sofa with a good book, a soft chenille throw and a cup of steaming homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows slowly melting into swirls of creamy goodness. Well, it would be if we weren’t having a heat wave and it […]

Deer Sausage Gravy Biscuits Are Delicious

Deer Sausage Gravy Biscuits are so easy to make. Ground venison sausage is browned and flour and milk are added to create a delicious gravy.  I never thought I would be blogging about biscuits. My mom is the queen of biscuit making. Me, not so much.   I’ve watched my mom bake biscuits since I was […]