10 Amazing Artichoke Recipes

10 Amazing Artichoke Recipes including artichoke appetizer recipes, artichoke dinner recipes, how to cook an artichoke and how to freeze artichokes.

Most of the year, artichokes are not reasonably priced. Because of this, when their season happens, it is a good idea to stock up on them. The best part of an artichoke is the heart, of course. You can save these in oil. For instructions on how to preserve artichokes, as well as great artichoke […]

How to Make Sun Tea with Kids

How to Make Sun Tea with Kids

I remember my mom filling a large glass jar with water, and several tea bags to sit in the sun. Hours later it would be sweetened with sugar and transferred to the refrigerator making our family’s favorite beverage: sun tea. It was especially refreshing to drink in the hot summer days. Do you have fond memories from […]

10 Great Chia Seed Recipes

10 Great Chia Seed Recipes including chia seed pudding, chia seed muffins, how to eat chia seeds and chia seed nutrition information.

Chia seeds are a superfood and many people are looking for ways to add them into their diet these days. It’s no wonder since chia seeds are full of nutritional goodness such as magnesium, fiber, protein and even calcium. They are also filled with antioxidants. Chia seeds have been around for a while and have […]

Black Bean Chocolate Pudding

Black Bean Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate and black beans may seem like an odd pair, but let me fill you in on a little secret. With just a few more ingredients you can make chocolate pudding that has half the ingredients of the store bought stuff and is even a little healthier. How can chocolate pudding be healthy? A Snack […]

10 Delicious Rhubarb Recipes

10 Delicious Rhubarb Recipes including Rhubarb jams, rhubarb desserts, rhubarb drinks and other easy rhubarb recipes.

Rhubarb season is here! Whether you grow your own rhubarb or found a great deal at the farmers’ market, we have found some new rhubarb recipes for you to try. When most people think of rhubarb, they think of strawberry rhubarb pie. While the two pair well together in a pie, and it is the classic […]

10 Comforting Amish Recipes

10 Comforting Amish Recipes with Amish friendship bread starter, Amish Potato Salad, Homemade Amish Egg Noodles and other classic Amish Dishes.

The Amish are known for a lot of things but did you know they have some of the best food and recipes, too? There is something so comforting about a totally homemade dish. It is sadly a hard thing to find in our fast paced, modern world now. The recipes included in this post are […]

Rocky Road Fudge

Rocky Road Fudge Recipe - A delicious chocolate fudge recipe with miniature marshmallows and nuts in it. Includes tip to keep the marshmallows from melting.

Chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts – what an amazing combination! When I was making Rocky Road Bark, I started thinking that a Rocky Road Fudge would be incredibly awesome…and it is! This is now my favorite fudge recipe. The chewy marshmallows and crunchy almonds make a wonderful contrast to the creamy fudge. This rocky road fudge recipe is […]

10 Tasty Asparagus Recipes

10 Tasty Asparagus Recipes including healthy asparagus recipes, asparagus breakfast recipes, easy recipes with asparagus and how to freeze asparagus.

When I was a child, my mom grew some asparagus and I remember how disappointed I was when I found out it takes years for asparagus to mature for harvesting. I was fascinated that it was like a thick piece of grass. I have always loved asparagus. The way that most people eat asparagus is […]

Easy Garlic Refrigerator Pickles

How to make garlic refrigerator pickles - a quick and easy recipe

Jody is sharing her recipe for Easy Garlic Refrigerator Pickles.  Going forward with our series on making the most of your produce here is another fabulous way of preparing and using up fresh produce.  I love canning but I don’t always have the time or feel like setting up supplies for a canning session. A […]

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

If you have been considering trying canning but not ready to take the plunge into purchasing all the equipment or putting in the time then I have a perfect recipe for you to try.  This easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe is a simple way to test the waters and get your feet wet in  canning . Delicious […]

10 Savory Okra Recipes

10 Savory Okra Recipes including okra chips, pickled okra recipes, gumbo, fried okra, okra fritters recipe and even an okra dip recipe!

Okra is one of those vegetables that people either love or hate, I think. If you are reading this, I am going to assume you are not the latter since there are 10 awesome recipes here for okra and some information on how to deal with an over-abundance of it since it is in season […]

Easy Homemade Raspberry Popsicles Recipe

Homemade Raspberry Popsicles

Whenever possible, I like to give my kids treats that are made with real fruit! When I am feeling lazy, I just pour pure fruit juice in popsicle molds. But when I have a few extra minutes, I like to puree fresh fruit and some honey or sugar and create luscious homemade popsicles. Easy Homemade Raspberry […]

Basic White Bread Recipe

Basic white bread recipe with yeast that makes two loaves. This is an oven bread recipe from scratch. Includes step by step bread recipe instructions

Nothing comes out of the oven to as much anticipation as a fragrant loaf of homemade bread. Pride in having created it, the aroma, and the flavor of a crusty end piece, all will encourage a repeat performance.  A warm slice of fresh bread with butter is irresistible, and pleasing to the senses. Even though […]

10 Delicious Lime Recipes

10 Delicious Lime Recipes including lime dressing, a lime chicken recipe, lime rice, lime cilantro butter, lime drinks recipes and how to freeze limes.

Limes are currently in season and this means that you will probably find some awesome deals on them. I have seen them as low as 20 cents each here, but I live in the Pacific Northwest so that is a great price for us. When fruit and vegetables go on season, I like to stock […]

Dinner Rolls Recipe


Family meals and dinner rolls go together like…well…bread and butter! Sometimes, inundated with Parmesan encrusted this and pesto filled that, we yearn for something simple, like a big fluffy dinner roll with a pat of butter–and maybe some raspberry jam. I love a roll made with comfort-food ingredients like butter, white flour, and buttermilk. These […]

10 Tasty Strawberry Recipes

10 Tasty Strawberry Recipes including how to freeze strawberries, how to preserve strawberries and how to make strawberry jam.

I always get super excited when strawberry season starts. I am a huge fan of them and it practically kills me to have to skip them off my shopping list during the off-season because strawberries are one of those things that gets majorly price-hiked when not at it’s peak. The good news is, strawberries are […]

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe with instruction on proofing yeast bread. Try making cinnamon raisin bread at home with this easy cinnamon raisin bread recipe.

There is no other baked good that can rival the fragrance of freshly baked cinnamon bread. If your family has a habit of disappearing into separate corners or rooms, try baking a batch of Cinnamon Raisin Bread; they’ll come running the moment they smell the delightful aroma coming from your oven. Delicious warm or cold, […]

Strawberry, Spinach, and “Chicken” Wraps

Strawberry and Spinach Wraps Recipe

I have shared before that my husband feels better when he eats less meat. When we go out to dinner I usually order steak and a baked potato and my husband orders a salad. The server always gives my dinner to my husband and gives me his salad. We used to say something; now we […]