Fruit Round Salad
A round thick cut of watermelon surrounded by strawberries, mulberries and raspberries. This makes a wonderful dessert on a dinner table or breakfast for two to four people.
Tomato Paste Recipe
Looking for a way to use up all your garden tomatoes? How about making this tomato paste recipe? Tomato paste is used in plenty of hearty meals through the winter months.
If you make your own it is guaranteed to be tastier the store bought and have a lot less salt.
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.
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 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.
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 of my families favorite Christmas candies is homemade caramels. Caramels are extremely easy to make but it takes time to wrap them.
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.
White Chocolate Dipped Smores on a Stick
I needed to come up with something to make for our neighborhood association’s fall bake sale and racked my brain long and hard. I was told to make Rice Krispie treats because they sell well and are well received.
How to Serve The Perfect Wine Everytime, General Rules Do Apply
Confused on what wine to serve? When to serve it, and at what temperature? Let this guide be the key to your next get together. Serve the perfect wine every time by following a few general rules.
Easter Egg Dyes With Natural Foods and Spices
Setting up the kitchen laboratory to get a good feel for which Easter egg dyes with natural foods and spices work. Some I have tried before. Some, I have not.
For color purposes below, assume you start with hot, white eggs. For each item used I will give the directions on how to make the coloring and any special instructions.