Homemade Popcorn is a quick, easy snack and around here Kaitlyn is the resident popcorn maker. Why homemade? I’m calling it homemade rather than microwave or already popped and bought in a bag from the store. This bag of Jolly Time Popcorn costs less than $2 at our local grocery store and depending on how… Read More Buttery Homemade Popcorn
“Honey, this has bones in it!” is what I said the first time I made chicken for Jeremy and I after we were married. I guess when I was a kid I wasn’t privy to the reality of what chicken looked like before it landed on my plate. Thank the Lord, I didn’t have to… Read More Basic Baked Chicken-How To
This sweet potato crusted quiche is easy, healthy and very tasty. It’s taken from a recipe my parents found, so it’s somewhere out there in internet land, but this is our take on it. Aren’t sweet potatoes good? Versatile, sweet and comforting. This recipe is perfect for a cool fall night. We made two quiches,… Read More Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche
Are tomatoes still hanging on in your garden? They are in ours..not many, but some little ones and some cherry tomatoes are still pushing through the cold weather. I don’t expect them to last forever, so we’ll take advantage of them while they’re still coming. We didn’t have a huge tomato crop this summer. It… Read More How to Make Dehydrated Tomatoes
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!
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
Last year I posted a recipe for Aunt Audrey’s Banana Bread . This is another banana bread family recipe from my grandmother, Patricia Carson Smith. Aunt Audrey is an aunt on my mother’s side, while Gram Smith, is my grandmother on my father’s side. Aunt Audrey’s Banana Bread recipe is heavier, and a bit drier. Gram… Read More Gram Smith’s Banana Bread Muffins
We celebrated Father’s Day in Maine this year and enjoyed not only this lobster…. ….but some huge clams, grilled Haddock-all of it caught the morning we bought it-this Sweet Potato Salad from Martha Stewart, melon salad, and…. ….this beet salad with fresh picked spinach leaves, beets and herbed goat cheese, drizzled a bit of olive… Read More Spinach and Cold Beet Salad-Recipe