These little tomato beauties are growing just outside our front door. Literally, we don’t even have to go off of our steps to pick them. They’re slow to ripen this year, but mighty sweet. We love a good Bruschetta, or our cold Tomato Mozzarella Salad, which is a must this time of year when the… Read More Tomato Black Pepper Mozzarella Appetizer
Few things are as soul satisfying to me as growing, picking, preserving, and cooking food for others. Actually, I’m not sure anything is as satisfying to me as those things. I love the entire process from start to finish. I even like grocery shopping and meal planning. Reading cookbooks in bed is not foreign to… Read More Today’s Harvest and Garden Update
Raise your hand if you’re garden and everyone else’s garden in inundated with long green zucchini…. My hand is not raised. I planted zucchini plants this spring. I always plant at least two. This year I planted four. Two of them turned out to be butternut squash plants-both producing squashes. Squash. What is the plural… Read More Frugal Friday: Freezing Zucchini in 3 Easy Steps and other Garden Tales
We hosted a Corn Roast at our house on Sunday evening. Once a month between May and October we host our church for a Sunday evening gathering. August has become the Corn Roast month. This month we had a bonus of breaking in our new fire pit and patio, and roasting the corn, wrapped in… Read More Freezing Corn 101
When life hands you zucchini…. …you make zucchini pancakes! We were given two ginormous zucchini this week. Most of it will be frozen for breads and muffins throughout the year, but some of it will be eaten and some of it WAS eaten during lunch today. Lunch today consisted of Fresh Roasted Tomatoes with Black… Read More Savory Zucchini Pancakes-Gluten Free
So who has leftover marshmallows and random chocolate in their cupboards besides me?? Anyone? A summer filled with camping, campfiring, S’mores and an eternal supply of chocolate has brought us to this easy little recipe. Somehow we ended up with a bag of square pretzels in our house. Pair that with always present chocolate chips… Read More Give me s’more Pretzel S’mores!
What can I say? I love food photography. Some shots of our summer through my lens and our table. Please enjoy but don’t use any photos without permission from us! Thanks!
Daisy had an amazing summer. I’m pretty sure that if you asked her she’d tell you it’s ending too soon. As the start of school gets closer (next week) she’s been reminiscing about her vacation (because frankly teaching these kids at home is no joke and it wears. her. out.) and asked if she could… Read More Daisy’s Summer Vacation
Chasing Secrets by Lynette Eason, is the final book of the Elite Guardians series. There could not have been a better mystery to wrap this series up. With twists and turn in every chapter it keep you turning the page. Summary: Haley is looking forward to a night off. She has it planned…Hit a movie… Read More Chasing Secrets by Lynette Eason-Book Review
The color of this jam! The photo doesn’t do it justice, but this is seriously a perfectly pinkish tangerine with spots of red and dark pink. Gorgeous. The flavor is amazing too, just enough peach with a hint of apricot and cherry all combined with the chunky texture of a good jam and that sweet… Read More Peach Apricot Cherry Jam-Recipe