Category: Reduced Sugar

bubbly peach cobbler

 Ahhh, cobbler a.k.a the poor man’s pie. What a misnomer.  Cobbler should really be nicknamed the smart man’s pie. Smart men (and women) know their limitations. They know pie crusts are hard work. They know when to invest their time, energy, and patience into an unforgiving mass of dough. And they know when not to. Sometimes you roll out the dough, sometimes you just go with the flow. This is a time for the latter.

iced tea in jar on table

This has been the most unusual summer. A very warm late spring gave way to a mild June. It got hot again, but just for a few days at a time. It rained quite a bit, and I’m not talking about your run-of-the-mill summer afternoon thunderstorm. I quite enjoy those. No, instead of the usual heat and humidity, it was just damp and downright chilly at times. The sun regularly struggled to peak through the sky, so more than often, my…

Zero Wholesome Sweetners

Statements like this annoy me. Ever said this? Maybe you just don’t like desserts my friend. Desserts are supposed to be sweet. I get it though. I have a sweet tooth, but I too am put off by cloying caramel cake pops and surfeit scoops of mocha marshmallow maple ice cream. Seriously, we need to chill with the sugar in America. And this is coming from someone who sometimes judges restaurants based on the quality of their desserts. Sugar is…