Bean, Sausage, Kale Stew

In Dinners, Gardening On March 18, 2015 0 Comments

Well, it’s time to use up my frozen veggies from last year’s garden because this Winter was warm and short and our garden is starting to give us… Read More »


In Dinners On March 2, 2015 0 Comments

This soup has some cool textures going on. It’s part puree and part chewy chunks. I made it that way on purpose. I made this up from what… Read More »

Samoas Spicy Pumpkin Bars

In Desserts On February 15, 2015 0 Comments

It’s mid Winter and we are all staring Spring in the face as daffodils, jonquils, and tulips start their ascent out of soil and into the air above…. Read More »

“Put in his thumb and pulled out a plum!”

In Desserts On February 14, 2015 0 Comments

Plum pie! It’s one of my Grandma’s and Uncle’s and Husband’s and Stepdad’s favorites. Interesting because I don’t know many other folks who eat plum pie actually and… Read More »

Asian inspired coleslaw

In Dinners On January 6, 2015 1 Comment

People often ask me what to do with cabbage. It’s sort of a boring vegetable that most of us don’t keep on hand like we do with carrots… Read More »

Cinderella Pumpkin and Impossibly Easy Pie

In Desserts On December 5, 2014 1 Comment

Did you know you can cook and eat Cinderella Pumpkin? I actually wasn’t sure so I had to look it up, but now I am here to tell… Read More »

Make your own Taco Seasoning packet mix

In Dinners On October 30, 2014 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s just so much easier to buy a package and have dinner halfway made before you even get home from the grocery store. But in this case,… Read More »

Creation Station

In Kid-Friendly On October 15, 2014 0 Comments

My son has been really into TAPE this year. He likes to make things and tape things and our house sometimes looks like a giant recycling bin. But… Read More »

Pickled Yellow Summer Squash

In Gardening, Snacks On October 9, 2014 0 Comments

This was an experiment last summer that ended up being our family favorite and a great discovery. Dill pickled yellow summer squash is amazing! So tasty and has… Read More »

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake

In Desserts On October 5, 2014 0 Comments

It’s, guess what?, another…zucchini recipe! My sister in law in Central Asia says “you guys sure eat a lot of zucchini.”  Yep! With my last zucchini of the… Read More »