Buttermilk Duck Fat Cornbread | Honey and Birch

Buttermilk Duck Fat Cornbread

Try this buttermilk duck fat cornbread the next time you make chili!  Duck fat is a great addition to this rendition of a classic comfort food. I am a very happy brand ambassador for Maple Leaf Farms – they provided me with the duck fat for this recipe.   The duck strikes again. And that… 

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8 Great Watermelon Recipes | Honey and Birch

8 Great Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Nothing says summer like watermelon. Mr. B and I have yet to buy a whole watermelon together but I see that changing in the very near future.  Usually we decide not to because its just the 2 of us, and what are we going to do with all of that watermelon? Eat it, of course!… 

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What can Cricut Explore cut?

What Can Cricut Explore Cut?

(sponsored post) Cricut Explore cuts more than you can imagine! We have been pushing the Cricut Explore machine to its limits, and guess what we discovered? It can cut! It handles various types of paper, vinyl, foil, tape, and much more. Take a look at the complete Cricut Explore Cut List to explore the limitless… 

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Mango Pico de Gallo | Honey and Birch

Mango Pico de Gallo

I don’t know if I told you all before, but I worked in a restaurant for a few years.  From hostess to server, from bartender to manager – I spent four and a half years in the grasp of the food industry.  Maybe that is why I turned to food blogging – if you’re around… 

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Duck Tender Salad with Cherry Balsamic Dressing | Honey and Birch

Duck Tender Salad with Cherry Balsamic Dressing

I am a brand ambassador for Maple Leaf Farms – they gave me these delicious duck tenders.   Do you remember when I went to Duck University last month?  Well, an added treat of my trip was a huge box of frozen duck goodies from Maple Leaf Farms.  When Mr. B saw what was in… 

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8 Great Lemonade Recipes | Honey and Birch

8 Great Lemonade Recipes

Man, do I love lemonade. And making it from scratch is so easy that we all should have a pitcher of the sweet and sour stuff in our fridge.  Especially on a hot July or August afternoon – tell me that lemonade doesn’t refresh you and I swear I will look at you funny.  Lemonade… 

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Chilled Bloody Mary Soup | Honey and Birch

Chilled Bloody Mary Soup

I did it.  I went off the deep end food-wise. Not sure what possessed me to combine two of my favorite things – bloody Mary’s and soup – but it happened.  And it’s delicious. Ever since I started this blog I have been torn between creating Frankenstein like food creations that are entirely unique and… 

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Homemade Onion Soup Mix | Honey and Birch

Homemade Onion Soup Mix

A few weeks ago, I shared my recipe for slow cooker pot roast.  Outside of the beef, the main ingredient is onion soup mix. I used to buy the onion soup mix you can get at the grocery store – you know which one I’m talking about.  The square packet in the soup aisle.  And… 

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Road Trip - Lake Pepin | Honey and Birch

Road Trip: Lake Pepin

Two weekends ago, Mr. B and I loaded up the Jeep and drove with Nero to visit Pepin, WI and the surrounding small towns.  Road trip!! my boys   As a kid, I spent many summer vacations traipsing around the town and local farms thanks to my mom and step-dad Greg.  Greg’s family is originally… 

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