Category Archives: Wake Up Crew Blog

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. I’ve found the secret to roasting the perfect potatoes! Pre-heat your oven to a high temp… I did 425 degrees. Wash but don’t peel 2 lbs. potatoes. If you have time, soak the potatoes in cold water for up to 1 hour (It helps to remove the starch).…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Special Glaze Salmon

{Katie’s Kitchen} Special Glaze Salmon

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Who likes Chick-fil-A?!!?!?! ….now what about their chick-fil-a sauce?? Yes! It’s so good. One of my friends posted this recipe that she made up because she also is obsessed with the sauce, so I had to steal 🙂 Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. I used 1lb of…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Mummy Hot Dogs

{Katie’s Kitchen} Mummy Hot Dogs

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Happy Halloween! Here is a cute treat that your kids will love for lunch or dinner. It’s so easy, too. All you need are crescent rolls, hot dogs, cheese (optional), mustard. Pre-heat the oven to 375 Open up the crescent rolls and roll out the dough so it…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Honey, Apple, Bacon, Cheddar Grilled Cheese

{Katie’s Kitchen} Honey, Apple, Bacon, Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Looking for a new “fall” spin on your classic grilled cheese sandwich? Well here it is! Start out by baking bacon in the oven until its crispy! For this recipe I used sourdough bread and buttered the outsides of each slice. Then, (I did not have this) you…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Boozy Screamsicle Shake

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Boozy Screamsicle Shake

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Getting in the spirit of Halloween? I am! So I decided to try this yummy “boozy” shake recipe as dessert! Grab your blender and your favorite tall glass! Start out by dipping the rim of the glass in chocolate sauce, then rolling the sides of the rim in…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. 7 Ingredients total in this easy and healthy recipe!  Start out with 1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk and 3 tbsp of Pumpkin Puree. Heat and stir for about 1min. Pour mix into a separate bowl. Add in your spices & syrup (or sweetener) and blend until its…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Bacon & Pineapple Jalapeno Poppers

{Katie’s Kitchen} Bacon & Pineapple Jalapeno Poppers

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountin Orchard . These are the perfect appetizer to eat all for yourself or share with others! We love these! For a small party- I used 8 jalapenos. Slice each one in half and remove the seeds. Side note- I always use gloved when removing the seeds!! Take a small spoonful…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Baked Pork Chops

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Baked Pork Chops

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. I used to be afraid to cook pork chops until I understood how easy it was to make them, and this recipe helped me realize that; it’s delicious!!! Start out by pre-heating your oven to 400 degrees. Then using a white onion, layer onions in a  cast iron skillet…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Fudgey Brownies!

{Katie’s Kitchen} Fudgey Brownies!

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. These brownies are amazing!!! I’ve never made homemade brownies…I like to stick to boxed brownies but these were fun to make and taste WAY more delicious! Grab and butter a 9×9 pan and pre-heat the oven to 350. (I used a 9×13 pan, so I made 1 1/2…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Summer Garden Veggie Saute

{Katie’s Kitchen} Summer Garden Veggie Saute

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard.  Grab anything and everything from your garden or pick up local veggies for this recipe! If you need the perfect side dish for your grilled chicken, burgers, dogs, etc. this recipe will go along great. I used squash, zucchini, a purple pepper and Roma tomatoes from my garden…Read More