This pressure cooker buffalo chicken soup is a hearty, cheesy dinner solution that takes 15 minutes to prep and cook. Whip up a batch over the weekend and separate out into single serve portions for weekday lunches. Continue Reading →
I was hoping to find a winning combination to replace my chocolate topping addiction – looking for something I could make from whole ingredients and that would give my sweet tooth a kick but wouldn’t interfere with my waistline goals too much. Continue Reading →
With fresh herbs growing plentiful in my deck boxes and having a fresh supply of oranges for the Baltimore Orioles, I decided to whip up a batch of rosemary and orange vinegar. The most difficult portion of this recipe is the two week wait time!
Nothing better to warm the insides on a cold and rainy day than to make a kettle of stuffed green pepper soup. The recipe is a fairly easy and requires minimal work; just fry, chop, measure, dump and simmer until perfection. My kind of EASY and QUICK.
Rain! It has been pouring in the middle of winter. I have a swimming pool in my backyard where snow is supposed to be. Sorta funny! That brings me to want to make a recipe that is both a hearty and spicy comfort food to enjoy – slow cooker Jambalaya is on the menu for supper tonight.
Have a rotisserie chicken that you are going to use for meals this week? If so, save the carcass and the legs. It makes delicious bone broth slow cooker chicken stock. I love to use the broth in my soups and gravies. Continue Reading →
If you enjoy having a sweet treat for breakfast like a rich muffin or donut, replace your habit with these breakfast jam bars. They will satisfy any sugar craving and give your body a healthy morning sugar boost.
This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is one that I enjoy making because my family members think I slaved all day creating it. In reality, it starts with shredding a rotisserie chicken, chopping an onion and opening a few cans.
Man is it cold out. The rain is bone chilling. I don’t even want to be outdoors and that is saying a lot, coming from me.
I decided last week to go back to making all our meals ahead of time. It saves me time, energy and money. Today, was the perfect time to start! I’m sharing one of my husband’s favorite morning breakfasts. Pressure cooker blueberry oats.
Right now fresh ears of corn on the cob are plentiful in the grocery store and along roadside produce stands. The price is right, too. Under 25 cents a serving. Can’t beat that. Normally, that means we would be up for hosting a corn roast & flavored butter with drinks at our house. Due to scheduling this year, that might not happen. Continue Reading →
Foraged some mulberries this weekend. Yum! Now, what to do with them all. First thing I wanted to try was a recipe for mulberry muffins because muffins freeze well. I mixed up a double batch of muffins using a recipe off Flickr.
I had to convert the measurements for US metrics. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Continue Reading →
Time to tighten the budget. How to save money on groceries. I know how to do it. But truthfully, sometimes I find it to be WORK. Just as much work as a fulltime job. Taking the time to plan out EVERYTHING is a pain. I’m not one who likes to sit down and take two hours out of my week to pre-plan before shopping. Checking store ads, price comparing, cutting and organizing coupons; ugh! I did all that back in the 90’s. Refunding and couponing was a large part of our household back then. Both are more than acceptable ways to save money. I just do not have the time and commitment for it today. Continue Reading →
Company coming? Need a light but satisfying appetizer? Cucumber rye bread appetizers and tea sandwiches will fit the bill. Once you have the ingredients, you can whip up this recipe in about ten minutes. Continue Reading →
Ah, summer! The garden is thriving and we all want to preserve our fruits and vegetables as long as we can. One of our favorite vegetables is beets. Fresh, roasted, boiled or canned, no matter how you slice them up, we enjoy them. Today’s job, pickled beets canning and preserving them. Continue Reading →
Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar
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Reuben Sandwiches Happy St. Patrick's Day!! On today's agenda is raking the yard, making Reuben sandwiches, visiting the zoo and then indulging in some green beer.
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Making Raspberry Freezer Jam We have been blessed with an exceptional berry season this year. After filling the freezer with plenty of berries for the winter and making a few tort...
The cholesterol in one large whole is 213 mg. If you substitute 1/4 cup of this homemade copycat Egg Beaters recipe for one traditional egg, you would be consuming 1 mg cholesterol. A savings of 212 mg cholesterol.
If you haven’t enjoyed a deep fried turkey as of yet, I urge you to try it this year for Thanksgiving. Deep frying provides a crispy outside skin and super juicy meat on the inside AND no, it is not greasy. Read on how to deep fry a turkey.