Tag: Vanilla Bean

CRANBERRY VANILLA COFFEE CAKE

Musical pairing – Please Come Home For Christmas by The Eagles This will be one of those posts I beg forgiveness in advance about my photos¬†(which I normally don’t do); you see, I made this coffee cake last year for Christmas before I started blogging or had any inkling about […]

RED APPLES, GREEN PEARS & PEAR JAM WITH VANILLA BEAN

Musical pairing – Winter Song by Sara Bareilles (with Ingrid Michaelson) As a child, I remember my mother canning tomatoes, making grape juice in jars, putting up pickles, freezing green beans and corn and making jams; in fact most families did because we lived in a rural town surrounded by […]

PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE – DIY STYLE

Musical pairing – Autumn Leaves by Eva Cassidy Hello, my name is Debra and I am a hardcore coffee snob. Here at Smith Bites, we drink a lot of coffee and I don’t know if it’s because I’m a Seattle girl or because I have an Italian heritage or if […]