For this year’s National Pie Championship, I knew that I wanted to make a fruit pie, but I also knew that it couldn’t be an average fruit pie. It had to be amazing. We are fortunate enough to live in the dead center of the state, right in the middle of prime citrus, strawberry, and blueberry growing, […]
Rainy Day Fun making “Summertime Jam”
Winter in Florida isn’t like winter everywhere else. I have worn shorts on Christmas day more times than I can remember. However, even this year has been unusually warm. So much so, that we promised our kids a day of paddle boarding and kayaking on JANUARY 2!!! Considering how warm (downright HOT!) it’s been, we […]
Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie…in December?
When I was asked if I could make a Strawberry-Rhubarb pie for friend as a Christmas gift, I worried that I wouldn’t be able to find fresh fruit. Even though I live near the Strawberry growing capital of Florida (Plant City) and I see the fields already producing fruit, I usually think of strawberries as […]