Simple Creamy Cucumber Salad
This light and refreshing Simple creamy cucumber salad is infused with a lemon kick. Perfect to use those fresh garden cucumbers, onions and dill.
Vegan? Exchange the Mayo in this recipe for vegan mayonnaise for a tasty dish.
For a good portion of my childhood I was addicted to Tootsie Rolls. Maybe it was because my grandfather always had a pocket full when working outside?
It is very important to remember that the commercial cleaners on today’s market have a wax substance mixed into them, which builds up on your mirrors and windows.. You will have to take a bucket of warm water, a little dish soap and few splashes of vinegar and mix it into the container. Wipe down your mirrors and windows with this solution to remove the wax or not one of the following recipes will below work.
This is one of our families favorite vegetable dip recipes. It is easy to whip up a batch of vegetable dip dry mix recipe and then bag them into single serve small bags.
How To Can Fruits and Vegetables and What You Will Need
There really is no trick to canning. There is a method. It is fairly easy to do. Just follow the rules and have the right materials on hand. Read how to can fruits and vegetables and what you will need for the basics.
When you think of a summer dessert many people’s thoughts go directly to strawberry shortcake. Growing up with a grandma that raised raspberries, we enjoyed this raspberry torte recipe. I am pretty sure each of the grandchildren has had the pleasure of eating this sweet and tart dessert.
As a tribute to my grandmother – I include the recipe for each of the grandchildren.
Make these never ending fabric dryer softener sheets and have soft, static free clothing that smells amazing.
Photo Credit – Whitney in Chicago
Make up a batch of homemade ranch salad dressing for salads or dipping purposes.
My daughter has been experimenting making S’mores lately. Did I just hear you say what are S’mores? Believe me, after this weekend I know there are people that have never tried one. She came up with this smores easy, peasy, simple way to make them.
Peppered Corn Relish Summer Slaw
Yields 6 servings
This peppered corn relish is the perfect companion to spice up grilled hot dogs, brats or polish sausage.
The Gadget that is Making My Life Easier
Sometimes I laugh at the gadgets my husband buys and then SOMETIMES, I don’t. After two months using the Power Pressure Cooker XL – I am impressed.
Meatballs recipe will make 144 meatballs. Next time ground beef is on sale, try batch cooking meatballs.
3 Sweet Treats from One Mix
Why buy the expensive boxed brownie mixes when you can make up a batch of homemade brownies from scratch and enjoy them?
Make this versatile brownie mix that can make 3 sweet treats. The mix can be stored in the pantry for 6 months and pulled out when you would like to make brownies, hot fudge or brownie crinkle cookies.
Creamy Ham Pasta Salad
Spring and summer scream pasta salads. I make a variety of pasta salads because I don’t have to cook lunch for the children. It is easy for them to grab a quick bowl when they are ready to eat.
Christmas and Thanksgiving Table Settings – Dress up your meal table for the holidays. Create elegant entertaining settings for your Thanksgiving and Christmas by adding a little sparkle and a pop of color to your table by creating beautiful centerpieces. Set up a color scheme by adding table runners, stemware and napkins.
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 tortes my daughter and I decided to try our hand at making raspberry, blackcap and blackberry freezer jams and also experiment with natural dying of clothing using raspberries.
Homemade Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Using a Simple Sugar Syrup
Nothing screams summer more than kicking back and relaxing with a glass of ice cold lemonade. It’s twice as nice with homemade fresh squeezed lemonade using a simple sugar syrup.
Homemade Nutella Recipe
I had not even heard of Nutella until my cousin stationed in Iraq asked for it in his care package. It is comical how once you are introduced to a product you just need to try it.
Infused Water Recipes
Plain water is boring. Infused water recipes make water interesting and provide benefits for your body! Read on for benefits and infused water recipes.
Drunken Gummy Bears
Today’s post: drunken gummy bears. I live in Wisconsin, people! We like to drink and entertain, nuff said!!
Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe Can Be Made Gluten Free
Making your own dough for pizza is time consuming, but wonderfully satisfying at the same time. If you are going to make pizza dough, be sure to triple the recipe so you can use one batch and freeze remaining dough for a later date. You can freeze the dough for up to two months and just take it out to thaw before using it. This homemade pizza crust recipe can be made gluten free
Rainbow Cupcakes in a Jar
It is a tradition that to celebrate our Birthdays my best friend and I try to create something ourselves or otherwise we purchase handcrafted gifts to give to one another. Over the years we have both received unique gifts. Homemade Baileys, vanilla, cookies, necklaces, earrings, stepping stones, mugs, magnets and so many additional gifts I have lost track.
Baked Kale Chips
My teenage daughter was the one who said we must try to make kale chips. I held off for many years. One weekend when we had a little extra time, I decided it was time to try. After making them I said that I should have gave in to making them sooner.
This is one of my favorite snacks to make for school bake sales. I normally make it up in school colors in clear Cello Bags. It is very simple and economical to make!
The recipe was also warmly accepted by my sons football team as a quick snack after games.
You can double the sugar mixture if you would like the popcorn to be completely covered.
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.
I tested a new way to clean my burner pans and stove top burner rings. For the most part, I have to say this works pretty well.
An old high school friend of mine that I re-connected with on Facebook has been stating her son loves vegan whoopie pies. Truthfully, I had to look up what a whoopie pie was.
Brandy Slush in Ice Cream Pail
Brandy Slush in Ice Cream Pail Recipe is one of my favorite holiday drinks. You don’t need to limit this drink to the holiday season though. I have served it at many of my home parties as well. It goes over extremely well at summer parties!
This was a very inexpensive Christmas gift project that I gave to my children’s teachers that became an instant sweet treat. I was able to gather all the supplies at our local Dollar Store and collected holiday coffee cups at garage sales and thrift shops for a quarter a piece. Making the grand total for each coffee cup cupcake come in at the low price tag of a dollar.
One Recipe 2 Cookies
One recipe 2 cookies. Divide the dough in half and make two of my all time favorite cookies for the holiday season! Whip up a traditional peanut butter cookie recipe and then add chocolate candies to each to make them even a sweeter treat.
One of my families favorite Christmas candies is homemade caramels. Caramels are extremely easy to make but it takes time to wrap them.
Liquid Hand Soap Recipe
Here is liquid hand soap recipe that I have tried and I love it. I have used it in true form by pouring it into a pump dispenser straight. I have also played around mixing additional water once it is in the pump.
This is one of the easiest treats I make and they never seem to last through the season; unless I hide them. All you need are waffle pretzels, Rolo candies and either plain M&M’s or Pecans.
Frosted Gingerbread Cupcakes
An unlikely flavor combination paired together turns out to be highly pleasing to the senses. These frosted gingerbread cupcakes are made with gingerbread cake bottoms and frosted with pumpkin cream cheese frosting. Heavenly. That is the only way to describe them.
Turkey Noodle Soup
Thanksgiving dinner is over and it is clean up time. Here is one thing you might want to think of saving…the turkey carcass. Think turkey noodle soup.
Smores in a Jar
Homemade and from the heart. That is what the holidays are about. Use my smores in a jar recipe below and have a cute gift on hand for drop in guests.
The printable tag is also included to download.
The holidays are just around the corner and the excitement is certainly in the air. I took out my fine china and glassware to wash and inspect it for the holidays. This brought memories flooding back.