Apple Pie Secrets

Apple Pie Secrets

Do you love apple pie?  Ah, can you imagine the delightful aroma of pies baking, the tender, flaky crust, and sweet spicey filling? There are a few secrets to making a great apple pie. Here you’ll find an old-fashioned apple pie recipe and tips to get you baking the best homemade...

How To Go Gluten Free

How to go gluten-free. Should you choose a gluten-free diet? Many people these days are eating a gluten free diet because of health concerns. Gluten is a protein found in many grains, including wheat, rye, and barley as well as in many types of vinegar. A number of people have...

Tips To Avoid and Treat Insect Bites

Summer Safety Tips For Avoiding and Treating Insect Bites Insects are one of the most numerous species on earth. Which means that you’re going to come in contact with them when you are outdoors during the warmer months. Here are some tips to avoid and treat insect bites so that...

Five Super Spices For Health And Good Taste!

Five Super Spices For Health And Good Taste!

Have you heard of the five super spices for health and good taste? Well, it might improve your health by adding a little extra spice in your life! Spices are known to enhance the flavor of the foods we eat. But did you know eating them may also help...

Salt Free Ways To Spice Up Your Meals

Salt Free Ways To Spice Up Your Meals

Salt is a naturally occurring mineral, it’s everywhere and we can’t live without it. However, most North Americans consume much more than they need. Fast food, junk food like chips, and most frozen and prepackaged foods are loaded with added salt. Here are some salt-free ways to spice up...

Holiday Baking with Your Children

Holiday Baking with Your Children

Do you cook and bake with your children? Holiday baking with my kids and grandchildren is one of my favorite holiday traditions. If you bake with your kids regularly or this is your first time the tips below will help you make it a more fun experience for you...

Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Watkins Unique Christmas And Holiday Gift Ideas For Women, Men, And Those Hard To Buy For People. Welcome friend, are you stumped for Christmas gifts for the women, men, grandparents and other special people in your life, including those hard to buy for folks? Watkins offers you unique gift...

Baked Apples Stuffed with Raisins and Pecans

Baked Apples Stuffed with Raisins and Pecans

My mother made baked apples for every fall when I was growing up. As a kid, these were not my favorite dessert but I ate them because, well what kid turns down dessert?!  My Mom always served dessert. We usually had some sort of home-baked goodie such as cake, pie,...

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

One of my daughters recently asked me how to make homemade hot chocolate with cocoa powder, she said she remembered that’s how I always made it for her and her siblings when they were at home. We reminisced as I shared how easy it is to make and thought...

Five Flavor Cake With Six Flavor Glaze

Watkins five flavor cake with six flavor glaze

The popularity of cake recipes come and go but this five-flavor cake with six-flavor glaze has been a favorite for generations of families. It must be the delightful combination of lemon, coconut, rum, and vanilla that makes it so good. Ingredients for the Five-Flavor Cake: 1 cup/250 mL (2 sticks)...