Easy DIY: Spiderweb Cupcakes

Easy DIY: Spiderweb Cupcakes

Happy Friday!!! I told you I was feeling festive in my last post and today I wanted to show some easy spiderweb cupcakes I made earlier this week. I couldn’t resist and it is only 12 more days until HALLOWEEN! I’m sure some of you have made these before but for those of you that […]

The Apple Of My Pie: Two Fresh Takes On Classic Apple Pie

The Apple Of My Pie: Two Fresh Takes On Classic Apple Pie

“Are you ready for dessert?” This has to be the most commonly asked question in the dining hall at the Annual Labor Day Picnic in Montrose. Hundreds flock to the church grounds each year on Labor Day for the famous fried chicken dinner. For more than twelve years I have helped serve tables in the […]

Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Our garden has been producing some beautiful vegetables this summer. It has been so much fun to watch them grow and eat fresh produce from our own backyard! I wanted to share with you my first canning experience as we begin to harvest some cucumbers from our garden. I asked my mother-in-law, Cindy, to show me the […]

How To: Hunt and Prepare Wild Mushrooms

How To: Hunt and Prepare Wild Mushrooms

The spring rains come frequently followed by small glimpses of summer sunlight leaving the ground nourished and full of life! It is such a beautiful sight to see green grass and bright flowers popping up everywhere around our farm! April showers (also) bring… MUSHROOMS!

How To: Make & Freeze Caramelized Onions

How To: Make & Freeze Caramelized Onions

I absolutely love caramelized onions! They add so much flavor to my recipes! However, I hate how long it takes and how much it stinks up my house! Of course, it smells good… for a while, but I don’t want to smell onions several hours after dinner! To avoid this long and smelly process in the future I […]

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Chowder

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Chowder

As things begin to thaw out around here I can’t help but be ready for spring! I have already begun some new projects around the house since I have been stuck inside anyway. Spring cleaning is already in full swing along with a complete list of home improvements for 2013. This weekend Dan and I continued to paint away […]