173 posts by Nicole Bedard

5 Apple Recipes That Will Have You Baking This Weekend

The Connecticut apple picking season has already started and as many of you know, I love using apples in desserts. All of these recipes involved picking apples at a local orchard and even West Coast ... Continue Reading

White Chocolate and Mascarpone Mix Berry Tart

Making a tart is something new for me.  I have always loved how pretty a tart looked and research many recipes to find one that didn't take a lot of time and was still delicious.  If you have ever ... Continue Reading

Helpful Tip: School Lunch Organization For The Kitchen

Your kitchen helpers will be heading back to school and if you are like me, I try to prepare as much as possible. This year my helper will be enjoying lunch with his classmates so I wanted to make ... Continue Reading

Fresh Roasted Peaches With Oatmeal Crumble Topping

Summer is here and one of my favorite activities to do with my kitchen helper is to travel to our local orchard to pick seasonal fruit.  The peach season was destroyed due to a late frost in 2016 so ... Continue Reading

Kid Approved: Whole Wheat Mini-Blueberry Muffins (+ Video)

It happened. My kitchen helper independently and voluntarily cleaned the dishes after making this recipe, after so many desserts, I guess he needed a new challenge! I was so excited that of course I ... Continue Reading

Tell Your Story With A Photo Book: Cookbook, Vacation and Family Photos

(This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links) August has arrived and while we continue to make fun summer vacation memories, the ... Continue Reading

Small Batch: Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

Oatmeal raisin cookies have been a go-to special treat for my kitchen helper.  This flavor combination has been a favorite of his for years.  Since we make oatmeal raisin cookies every once in a ... Continue Reading

Crunchy Olive Oil Sea Salt Crackers

I'm always looking for a salty snack and these four ingredient olive oil sea salt crackers satisfies this daily craving. I recently posted my homemade New England Clam Chowder recipe (recipe here) ... Continue Reading

Homemade New England Clam Chowder

Growing up in New England, clam chowder is a right of passage.  Every New Englander has their favorite place to go for their favorite style of chowder.  Thin or thick stock, potato chunks with skin ... Continue Reading

No Bake, Nut-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Bites

Enjoy this on-the-go snack for kids and adults alike. Easy to make with five simple ingredients that you probably have in your pantry right now. They are no-bake and just chill in the refrigerator to ... Continue Reading