It was an honor to be asked to judge Heritage Sylvania’s Annual Pie Baking Contest, a local tradition dating back to 2015. The contest, sponsored by Durocher’s, was held Sunday, Oct. 15 in the Carriage House behind the Sylvania Historical Museum as part of the Sylvania Fall Festival. Continue reading Annual pie baking contest is a sweet success
–by Jennifer RuplePUBLICATION DATE: December 04, 2018 Many of us have fond memories of our moms and grandmothers baking batches of cookies in preparation for the holiday season. From traditional cut-out sugar cookies to modern treats such as salted caramel chocolate chip cookies, everyone has a favorite that they’d sneak from the big silver tray on the dining room table. Although I haven’t had one … Continue reading Sylvania Bakes: 2018 Holiday Cookie Collection – Part 1
–by Jennifer Ruple PUBLICATION DATE: JULY 05 2018 Emily Berry is a small town girl with big city style. Her business, Apple of M.I., is based in Blissfield, Mich. However, she has sold her sweet treats over 9,000 miles away in Sydney, Australia. Berry creates made-from-scratch confectionaries for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, showers and graduations. Her specialties are cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, pies … Continue reading Sizzle Simmer Sauté — Keep your cool with summer desserts from Apple of M.I.
–by Jennifer Ruple PUBLICATION DATE: JUNE 05 2018 A few years ago, I overheard a couple of coworkers having a lively conversation about a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture program, they had just joined. I heard them talk about shares and half shares, drop-off locations, and who would pick up the box each week. I also heard them talk about their goals of eating healthier, … Continue reading Sizzle Simmer Sauté — Here come the veggies – joining a CSA
–by Jennifer Ruple PUBLICATION DATE: 03.20.18 Egg-cetera … Easter brunch for a couple or a crowd Spring is right around the corner, and Easter is on its way. Whether you plan to spend the holiday in your PJs with your bestie or with your Easter bonnet and the entire family, you’ll need delicious and easy-to-prepare dishes to feed every-bunny. Here are three egg-centered recipes, created … Continue reading Sizzle Simmer Sauté – 03.20.18