Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Summer flavors in this ice cream – peach and bourbon. And it’s no-churn bourbon ice cream!     The end of summer doesn’t mean we stop having ice cream in our house, especially when in our house September is peach season, thanks to the peach trees in our back yard. Needing lots of ways toRead more

Beer Brittle Chocolate Bark

Beer Brickle Chocolate Bar

A fantastic boozy and chocolate dessert, this beer brittle is also great as a gift.     Pretzels and beer are one of those food pairings that just about everyone enjoys. Another pairing is pretzels and chocolate. This recipe for Beer Brittle Chocolate Bark made me channel my inner Homer Simpson and say “Mmmmm BEER!!!!”Read more

Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets – Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

A great cold treat for a hot summer night in these 2 fresh fruit sorbet.     We have been having one of those summers where even the nights are hot and we have really been really into frozen treats. Of course, we have had some deliciously creamy treats and some adult popsicles, but weRead more

Fennel Simple Syrup

Fennel Simple Syrup

An herbal fennel simple syrup.     One of our favorite things about having our own garden is the chance to experiment growing different herbs and vegetables. Having an extensive herb garden also gives us the opportunity to make some really fresh and unique syrups.     This post contains affiliate links for products thatRead more

Chocolate Coffee Stout Fudge Ripple No-Churn Ice Cream

Boozy Beer No Churn Ice Cream?! What? Yep, beer ice cream!     This summer has been exceptionally hot in Omaha this year, so whenever we can find a way to cool off, we jump at the opportunity. One way we have really enjoyed is making our own homemade ice cream, especially now that weRead more

French Toast with Blueberry Thyme Butter

Blueberry and Thyme Butter

A great brunch recipe, the butter combines fruit and herbs for this French Toast!     This past week we had a fantastic opportunity to take over the Instagram of UncommonGoods, a company we have been fans of in the past and had previously had an opportunity to work with on some product promotions, whichRead more

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Corn Tacos

Sweet potato, black bean and corn tacos

A great vegetarian tacos meal for a weeknight or Taco Tuesday!     With two hungry little boys in our house, every night could be taco night if we agreed to our boys’ demands! With tacos being a very popular menu choice, we like to find lots of ways to make different variations to ensureRead more

Aronia Berry Simple Syrup

Aronia Berry Syrup - a perfect balance between sweet and tart, with a nostalgic rich flavor.

We had fun using this unique ingredient, Aronia Berries, in this syrup.     We grew up in the Midwest with relatives who loved to explore the many parks, country roads and outdoor spaces that are just minutes away. One of the earliest memories of outdoor adventures is of walking down a country road gatheringRead more

Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Candied Pecans - Sweet crunchy treat

These are great in a dessert, or even just by themselves (we won’t tell!). Bourbon gives a sweetness to these roasted nuts, and the spices make it very fall!     Almost every weekend in the summer we take a trip down to the Omaha Farmer’s Market to load up on fresh produce, locally producedRead more