Gardening

Goat Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossom Recipe

Goat Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossom Recipe

If you haven’t yet noticed my obsession with edible flowers, this post will make it completely apparent.  One of my favorite summer lunches is lightly fried zucchini blossoms.  I simply stuff them with a small spoonful of goat cheese and then dip them in a […]

Herb Chicken Thigh Recipe

Herb Chicken Thigh Recipe

I make this roast chicken recipe all the time, but never really thought about posting it because I don’t really think of it as much of a recipe.  It’s one of the things I just throw together when I have some chicken thawed.  Then I […]

Leek Chard Frittata Recipe

Leek Chard Frittata Recipe

Our CSA started out small, mostly with leeks, swiss chard and lettuce greens.  The very first week I made this frittata with the leeks and chard.  It’s so simple and makes a light but satisfying lunch or pairs perfectly with a little salad for dinner.  […]

Growing Herbs (My Top 10 list for Homegrown Herbs)

Growing Herbs (My Top 10 list for Homegrown Herbs)

One of the best tips I have for both saving money on food and eating healthier is to grow your own herbs.  I say it all the time and I just can’t stop saying it!!!  Herbs add so much flavor, and fresh herbs have a […]

Strawberry Conserve Recipe

Strawberry Conserve Recipe

This strawberry conserve recipe is a soft set jam with whole berries and a great way to preserve summer’s strawberries. You won’t believe how easy it is! After picking a ton of strawberries a week and a half ago, I put the word out on […]

Summer Berry Salad Recipe

Summer Berry Salad Recipe

It’s berry time!  I’ve picked almost 20 pounds of strawberries and raspberries the past couple weeks and have been feverishly perfecting recipes that feature summer’s berry bounty.  Several the recipes are for preserved berries so we (and you) can enjoy them year round.  But this […]

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

My gardening is going grandly.  In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing.  One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant.  This radish salad is not only sweet peas […]

Strawberry Lemonade Mojito Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Mojito Recipe

Summer is here!  We’ve been going back and forth between sunny days and crazy stormy ones.  But on the sunny ones, I’ve been dying to make my own mojitos with the plethora of mint in my backyard.  Eric and I don’t drink alcohol very often, […]