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 →

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 →

Cast Iron Sourdough Brownie Recipe

I created a Sourdough Brownie recipe a few months ago and it really is such a great, healthier than your average brownie, dessert! I wanted to give the recipe a try in the cast iron skillet just out of curiosity. The process was just as easy as making homemade brownies in a regular baking pan!... Continue Reading →

The Various Methods for Drying Herbs

My herb garden is a work in progress. I’ve continued to add more plants of medicinal and culinary value to this section of my garden over the past three years. Read all about my Herb Garden plans here! This is the first year that many of my herbs have thrived. I’ve so enjoyed their unique... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Pie Crust

I just baked strawberry rhubarb pie as my husband’s Father’s Day dessert. I’ve been wanting a healthier alternative to a pie crust for awhile now and I believe I’ve found a great alternative! We all know what pies are usually full of refined sugars, so why not make the crust as healthy as possible? This... Continue Reading →

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