This section contains homemade snacks to satisfy your snacking urge.

Caramel Corn

1 Cup Popcorn (popped)
1/2 Cup Butter
1 Cup Brown Sugar
1/4 Cup White Corn Syrup
Dash of Salt
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla


Preheat oven to 250°

Place the butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt into a large sauce pan.  While stirring bring to a boil.  Boil and stir for 1 minute then remove from the heat.  Add baking soda and vanilla and stir until frothy.

In a large bowl pour the carmel over the popped pop corn. Gently stir and fold to coat the popcorn.  Place popcorn mixture in a large shallow baking dish or cookie sheet.

Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.


Cool completely then store in zip top bags to keep the moisture out.

Servings: 6
Recipe Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Country: USA

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


1 cup of pumpkin seeds (do not rinse)
1 tbsp of oil (canola or vegetable) per cup of seeds
Salt as desired
Seasonings: ground cinnamon and/or allspice to taste


Separate seeds from pulp but don't rinse.

In a bowl mix seeds with oil and salt to coat seeds thoroughly.

Put seeds in shallow baking pan. Bake at 250 degrees for about 1 1/2 hours to dry seeds.

Remove seeds and season as desired with ground cinnamon and/or allspice. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 20 minutes to roast.

Servings: 1 serving
Recipe Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 5 Min.
Cooking Time: 10-20 Min.
Country: USA