Farm Fresh Apple Pie for The Three Little Bears

Mama Bear made pies. Three little pies for three little bears. Mama Bear, Papa Bear and Baby Bear (that’s me!). They weren’t anything fancy. But they didn’t need to be with the first of the season’s farm fresh local apples nestled inside the tender, flaky, homemade pastry crust. The honest flavor of the apples, tart… 

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Lemon Ginger Peach Cake

A fresh cake recipe for you to take advantage of the abundance of sweet, ripe and juicy peaches that are available right now. One of the highlights of summer. Peaches are a winning attraction in this fail proof, easy-to-throw-together-even-on-a-weeknight cake. Spiced up with a heady mix of lemon, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, it gives off… 

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Ginger Peach Pie with Gingersnap Crust

A delectable dessert recipe using fresh, juicy peaches over a gingersnap crust with a sweet crumble topping. The addition of crystalized ginger heightens the flavors and gives it a little zing. I’ve been dreaming of lusting after this pie for weeks now. I had it all worked out in my head, borrowing components from some… 

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Cherry Coconut Muffins

There has been little to no baking in the Cinnamon and Spice house lately. Thanks (not!) to the especially hot and humid weather. Boo!  The very same weather that has been plaguing us since May with no end in sight. And because the kitchen is the heart of our house. The center upon which we… 

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Cherry Almond Clafoutis

This is a classic French recipe for Clafoutis or Clafouti (kla-foo-tee) a simple, baked, custardy, crepe-like dessert made with eggs and cherries. The leftovers serve as an incredibly special breakfast treat the next morning. Or vice versa. Traditionally the pits are left in the cherries for the almond flavor they add. I opted to take… 

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