Canning Peach Jam

My parents have had a peach tree in our yard for as long as I can remember and this year, the tree produced more peaches than it ever has before. With more than enough peaches to eat, my father mentioned how we should look into peach preserves. My mother jumped on the idea and began […]

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Hawaiian Banana Nut Bread

This recipe is almost like my banana nut bread recipe but it has a twist of crushed pineapple. (This recipe makes 2 loaves.) Ingredients: 3 cups of all-purpose flour 2 cups of sugar 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 cup of chopped nuts 3 eggs, beaten […]

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Zucchini Bread

I’ve been wanting to make zucchini bread for the longest but I have a hard time actually finding zucchini’s. I finally found some and tried this recipe for the first time and I was really happy with it. Ingredients: 2 small zucchinis (ends trimmed) 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon […]

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Snickerdoodles

Such a simple and quick recipe to follow, Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite recipes to bake. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) of unsalted […]

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Banana Coconut Loaf Cake

It was my first time making this recipe and I was really happy with the outcome. Unfortunately I was unable to take pictures of each step like I normally do but this was a fairly simple recipe that you can easily follow without the step-by-step pictures. Ingredients: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Agua de Sandia

Agua de Sandia in Spanish translates to Watermelon Water. In order to bear the triple digit heat in Texas, my mother has been showing me how to make different fruit drinks to keep cool and be refreshed. Agua de Sandia is a flavor of a Mexican beverage known as Aguas Frescas (Fresh Waters). You can substitute the watermelon for […]

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Blueberry & Strawberry Muffins

This is the best recipe for muffins I have ever come across. Very basic and perfect for the summer. It initially called for blackberries but I used a blend of blueberries and strawberries instead. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cut in half 2 cups of all-purpose flour 3/4 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon of […]

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