Cucumbers and Onions

I make two different recipes for Cucumbers and Onions, both delicious but different from each other. The first recipe is made with sour cream, no mayonnaise. This recipe gives you a very creamy, cool, light, fresh feel in your mouth.Read more…

Broccoli Salad

Our first planting of broccoli has been harvested. Most of it went into the freezer for the winter, I kept some out to eat fresh as snacks and to make this delicious cool summer salad. This Broccoli Salad is loadedRead more…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert

I don’t know what the weather is like in your neck of the woods but here , it’s been hot and extremely humid. We’re having August weather in June in Kentucky. The heat and humidity called for something easy, coolRead more…

Freezing Bacon

I love this method for freezing bacon. It comes in so handy with only two of us in the house. I don’t have to worry about using up an opened package of bacon before it goes bad. This little tipRead more…

Zucchini with Onion and Garlic

The first batch of zucchini from the garden made it’s way into the kitchen yesterday. As always, there will be a ton of it to follow along with summer squash. We enjoy sauteing it in a skillet with onion andRead more…

Homemade Fudgesicles

If these were any easier to make, they’d make themselves! The kids will love helping you make their own Homemade Fudgesicles! You can use any flavor 3.90 ounce instant pudding you want to. The molds are very easy to comeRead more…

Kale Bean Soup

Kale, the king of healthy greens is one of the most nutritious plant foods in existence. We grow it every year in our garden, the problem for me is finding ways to incorporate it into recipes to reap it’s healthyRead more…

Homemade Blueberry Drink Syrup

There are times when I make a recipe out of curiosity and just get blown away by it. This is one of those times. Good grief I love this syrup!! Homemade Blueberry Drink Syrup is delicious, made from fresh orRead more…

Affogato

Affogato…a delicious dessert made with ice cream, expresso or strong brewed coffee, chocolate and nuts. The perfect summer treat that can be made at the spur of the moment for unexpected guests or for just the two of you enjoyingRead more…

Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake

Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake…a layer of warm saucy blueberries topped with a lemon flavored cake that is very moist and tender. I wish this would have lasted longer but it didn’t, it was gone in a flash. This was anRead more…

Asian Noodle Salad

The summer heat will be here before we know it. We’ll be looking for ways to minimize our time in the kitchen in front of the stove. The garden Paul plants provides all the veggies we need to make summerRead more…

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake is a very tender, light cake made with, yes…yeast! This is a wonderful recipe to break the ice if you’re not an experienced yeast baker. The biggest difference you’ll see in the dough is thatRead more…