Clean Out Your Pantry Granola

Granola bars, take four

This recipe should be called Cranberry Cherry Chocolate Chip Coconut Pecan Honey Maple Peanut Butter Chewy Granola Bars, but that is quite a mouthful. In short, I cleaned out my pantry. Never before has spring cleaning tasted so good.

Continue reading “Clean Out Your Pantry Granola”

Pineapple Upside Down Skillet Cake

A slice of pineapple cake, take three

If you want a pan that can do just about anything, get a cast iron one. It can fry a steak, sauté veggies, simmer a stew and even bake a cake! It does especially well with pineapple upside down cake. It bakes the cake evenly inside and creates a nice crunchy outside. If it is well-seasoned, the pan will even let the cake slide hassle-free from it. Now if only the pan could clean up after itself.
Continue reading “Pineapple Upside Down Skillet Cake”