Nana’s Apple Crisp

Nana's apple crisp - ASimpleHomestead

Disclaimer: The links below may be affiliate links. If you purchase any products after clicking on these links, at no additional cost to you, A Simple Homestead will receive a small commission for making you aware of these important resources. I can’t believe I haven’t shared this recipe yet! This was a much-loved favorite in […]

Mock Apple Pie Bars

mock apple pie bars

MOCK – adjective not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive.  (or maybe I am….) synonyms: imitation, artificial, man-made, simulated, synthetic, ersatz, fake, reproduction, dummy, sham, false, faux, spurious, bogus, counterfeit, inauthentic, pseudo. Disclaimer: The links below may be affiliate links.  If you purchase any products after clicking on these links, at no additional cost […]

Pico de gallo

homemade pico de gallo

Happy Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)! We don’t really celebrate Cinco de Mayo – mainly because my family isn’t all that crazy about Mexican or Tex/Mex food. I’ve gotten Papa to like quesadillas – which is my favorite way of using up leftover chicken (with some pan-fried onions and cheese? Yum!) Tacos or enchiladas are infrequent […]

Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

I know, I’m addicted to alliteration, but honestly, I didn’t plan that in naming these cookies. It is what they are called! 🙂 In my opinion, these make the BEST cut-out cookies you could ask for. Not difficult to mix and easy to roll out!   The only bad part about these cookies? Their addictive […]

Heavenly Hot Chocolate

We have had unbelievably frigid weather this winter! Have a few days at a time – or even a week is not unheard of in western Wisconsin, but we have literally had WEEKS of this stuff. We were spoiled with long-running fall like weather for so long that some are saying that is why many […]