A Delicious Chili Soup Recipe

The winter season is upon us. The days are just brisk which means I crave anything and everything warm. One of the better aspects of the cooler seasons, in my opinion, is the food. Warm and wholesome, there’s just nothing like the dishes we customarily enjoy during autumn and winter. Delicious baked goods such as... Continue Reading →

How to Make and Use Orange Pomander Balls

The bleak winter season makes me crave all things cozy and inviting, including fragrances. While I enjoy filling my home with festive scents, I don't love the toxic ingredients found within air fresheners and candles.  It's so easy to light Christmas candles and achieve that comfortable vibe, but did you know that synthetic fragrances are... Continue Reading →

5 Sourdough Dessert Recipes

We love our desserts here on the Hilltop! Warm cookies, sweet mug brownies, creamy ice cream, and freshly-baked pies are a few of our most popular choices. Unfortunately, all of those bready items aren’t the healthiest choices. The gluten in them is hard on our digestive systems and all they usually contain loads of sugar.... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

I grew up on my mommas famous, homemade chocolate chip cookies. Everyone raved about them, requested that she make them for events, told her (more than once) that she could sell them in a heartbeat. Was it all an exaggeration? No. No it was not. Needless to say, my chocolate-chip-cookie-standards are pretty high being as... Continue Reading →

4 Simmer Pot Recipes for Autumn

Autumn is here. Summer has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean our homes must become dreary and lifeless! Pot Pourris (simmer pots) are some of the best ways to fill a home with wonderful and safe fragrances. I even made a Christmas Pot Pourri Recipe if you’re interested in that during the coming holidays. It’s so... Continue Reading →

Honey Sweetened Mug Brownie

This post and recipe was updated on September 20th, 2022. My husband and I sat down for a movie night last week and before long my sweet tooth started nudging me. Ice cream or a yogurt parfait are my normal go-to's, but neither of those were available at the time. So I pulled out an... Continue Reading →

Homemade Chili Seasoning | Recipe

The Autumn season quickly approaches. Mornings are just brisk enough to call for the wearing of a sweater. I, as so many others do, love this cozy season. One of the better aspects of the cooler seasons, in my opinion, is the food. Warm and wholesome, there's just nothing like the dishes we customarily enjoy... Continue Reading →

Food That Tells a Story

There is a story behind all food products. Whether purchased from a local grocery store, farmers market, restaurant, or small farmer, it all comes with a story. The difference between food grown in my personal garden and food I pick up from the store is that I typically know the entire story of what comes... Continue Reading →

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