Lazy woman’s peach cobbler

This recipe comes from my great grandma, who maybe named it thusly? Or maybe that was always its name? Either way, it is, indeed, one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make.

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1 cup sugar 1 cup flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt
1 stick butter
1 cup milk
3 cups fruit (cut up; don’t drain)


Combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt; cut in butter like you’re making biscuits, or pulse in a food processor, then stir in milk till well combined
Pour batter into a buttered cast iron skillet or baking dish and top with fruit and its juice
Bake at 350F for 45 minutes; sprinkle sugar on top for the last few minutes of baking2.5 One Particular Kitchen – All Rights Reserved

Smaller 100% whole wheat pain de mie

Math skillz: I haz none.

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Saving a cast iron skillet

Remember when I wrote a cautionary tale about cast iron? Allow me to review:

Rust is not your friend.

I know. This is shocking news to you all.

I’m happy to report that picture up there is all the same pan. A bit of an improvement, yes?

The folks at Lodge told me that [...]

Chocolate chippers

Isn’t that the most fabulous name? It just makes me smile. On a recent impromptu stop into The Roost in Nolensville I may have nearly hyperventilated at seeing this book:

The Better Homes and Gardens New cook Book, copyright 1953. My mother had this book and I just adored looking though the pictures when [...]

Homemade sour mix

What it is:

Crazy easy to make with only two ingredients Completely natural, chemical free

What it’s not:

Loaded with high fructose corn syrup Neon (because, um, ew)

What’s not to like?

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16 ounces simple syrup 12 ounces key lime, lime or lemon juice [...]