cinnamon raisin biscuits

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

This is a traditional buttermilk biscuit recipe that my family has been using for years. You can leave out the cinnamon chips and raisins if you want plain buttermilk biscuits.

Sock it to Me Pancakes

This is a pancake recipe inspired by the Sock it to Me Cake from the 1960’s. It’s made with a sour cream and butter batter with a cinnamon and sugar mixture swirled inside.

Grilled Pork Burger Dinner

Time to get the grill on now that I can get fresh tomatoes and corn at a local farmer’s market. I purchased two small cast iron frying pans from the Lodge outlet in Tennessee on a previous road trip. They work great for side items liked caramelized onions.

Red Panda Chai

I have been running a small family owned tea business called Trail Lodge Tea since 2011. I sell the teas online and at farmers markets in the St. Louis area. As you can guess I have a fondness for Red Pandas. When I was doing research for my daytime job at the zoo I discovered that Red Pandas were found in several provinces that are known for their tea