Honestly, growing peppers might be one of my favorite things about the garden. When I sit down over the winter to flip through my seed catalogs, peppers are usually the first I go through. Searching through the all the different varieties makes me feel like I did as a little kid standing at the penny
Finding a reason to rally the family together around the dinner is a creative exercise. You know what I mean? Sure, you can frequently fall back to everybody’s favorite meals when in a pinch for time. We do this quite a bit actually. Pancakes, tacos and tater tot casserole are all staples in our house.
College football. It’s a big deal in our house. It’s the gateway to autumn. No pumpkin spiced lattes necessary. If you’re like me, when it’s game day you want something tasty but simple to make. Comfort food without too much indulgence. And if you’ve got friends over, you want something that satisfies every stomach and
I used to think that canning pickles was next to impossible. But you know what? It ain’t no big thang! Seriously. Canning pickles is pretty easy. Once you break down the steps, set aside the initial fear of messing up, and just give it a try you’ll probably wonder why in the world you
Three of my favorite things are fresh blueberries, tasty almonds and…muffins. And we’ve combined them all together to make this delicious treat! I mean, how can you go wrong with blueberries? They go good in almost everything, right? Pancakes. Scones. Yogurt. Really the sky is the limit when it comes to this healthy fruit. We
Fresh strawberries. Mmmmm… I’m drooling just thinking about them. Certainly one of my favorite things about early summer! Nothing beats the flavor of a fresh, sun ripened strawberry. We use them to make jams and deserts. We smother our pancakes with them. Our kids will eat them right off the vine until their faces are
How about some BBQ? But what’s on the menu? Cedar plank steelhead please! Fish is one of the easiest things to grill. Our go-to favorite has always been steelhead, but if you don’t have steelhead in your area you can substitute with salmon. Never grilled with cedar planks? No problem! Here’s an easy step by