Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Did you know today was National Coffee Day? COFFEE DAY!!! So to celebrate, I am sharing this scrumptious treat. Pumpkin Spice Latte   Print Ingredients 2 shots of espresso (or 2 cups of coffee brewed using double your coffee amount) 2 Tb pumpkin puree ½ c half & half ½ c whole milk 1 Tb […]

Schweine-Schnitzel

Schweine-schnitzel

When we lived in Germany, I simply loved having schnitzel when we went to any gasthaus. Traditionally schnitzel is made from veal, but you can also find many pork variations. This is my absolutely favorite schnitzel to make. The gravy is rich and creamy, and the schnitzel is crispy and tender. I dreamed about it […]

Mocha Brownie Cookies

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As the weather turns cooler here in Alaska, I start dreaming about Pumpkin…Apple….and Coffee treats. Today I am sharing my Mocha Brownie Cookies with you. I am a total coffee addict, and these soft cookies absolutely feed that addiction.  

Autumn

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Over the weekend, we went on a little fishing trip, and while there, I took several photos simply enjoying the autumn scenery.  

I’m a Glutton for Punishment

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Since we moved to Alaska, I seriously have given up the idea of EVER getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis. In the summer you don’t want to sleep because it is light all the time. In the cooler months you don’t want to sleep because you have things like this making an […]

Cashew Swirl Brownies

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Today I felt like making brownies, but I felt like doing something a little different. I had some cashew butter in my pantry that I needed to use…and this definitely put it to good use!

Harvesting a Moose

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Just a gentle reminder…harvesting an animal is not pretty business. If you are weak-stomached, or don’t know where meat comes from, this is your final warning to skip this post. ~ end public service announcement ~

Opening Day of Moose Season

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Over the weekend, my husband and sons and I, headed out to Fort Greely…around a hundred miles south of where we live, to go on a hunting trip. It was opening day of the general season for moose here in Alaska. We saw lots of them, too!

Skillet Cheddar Biscuits

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These simple and tasty biscuits have made an appearance in my kitchen 3 times in the past couple weeks. My husband loves them, and hides any leftovers from the kids…so he can have them with lunch the next day. Unfortunately for him, my tallest child knows where his hiding spot is.