Fruit Fly Traps

            When its harvest time and fresh vegetables and fruits in the house, also comes the season the pesky fruit flies. These pesky and annoying little insects can be pesky and annoying and the following recipe is one that mom and Mark taught me and now I want to share it with others as … More Fruit Fly Traps

Frosted Rhubarb Cookies

1c           Butter (melted) 1&1/2c   Packed brown sugar 2             eggs 3c           All-Purpose flour 1tsp        baking soda 1tsp        vanilla 1/2tsp     salt 2&1/2c   chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb Directions: – Preheat oven to 350degrees and grease or line cookie sheets with parchment paper. – In large mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar together. – Add … More Frosted Rhubarb Cookies

Day Of Writing

         Today I am sitting aside the Food Blog and catching up on Office Duties and Writing my novel that I have been working on for the past couple of years. Truth be known, my stove borke the other day and so my food blog has to be on hold til we get another stove. … More Day Of Writing

Rhubarb Sour Cream Pie

This was a grandmother’s recipe that has become a family favorite. For Crust: 3c                Flour 1/2c            Butter (cold) 2tsp            Sugar 1/8tsp         Salt 2c               Cold water Directions: – In large mixing bowl – Add dry ingredients. – Using cheese grater, grate the butter into the dry ingredients. – Gently mix the … More Rhubarb Sour Cream Pie

Hello August

       Happy August everyone.Can you believe it? Where has the time gone. This month means the fall flowers will be in bloom, we will be able to start picking some of our vegetables from the garden, visit the farmers market. Which means more recipe’s to create and share with all of you. August means editing … More Hello August

Tater Tot Hotdish

           Wasn’t sure what we were going to make and with family in town and guests popping in and out, decided on a making myTater Tot Hotdish and it it stayed hot for everyone to enjoy, with enough left over for lunch the next day. Prep time: 40 minutes Serves: 8-10 INGREDIANTS: 1 1/2 lb … More Tater Tot Hotdish

Refrigerator Pickles

These are my favorite refreshing pickles for hot summer days. 2     pickling pickles (regular pickles work too). 2     tomatoes (cut into wedges) 1     red onion 5     radishes (cut into wedges). 2     carrots (cut into strips). 1     chili pepper 11/2c rice vinegar(I  also use rice vinegar) 1c     cilantro leaves (chopped) 4tbsp  granulated sugar Directions: 1) Wash … More Refrigerator Pickles

Tabbouleh

            With the temperatures in the 90’s, decided to make something that was easy and very refreshing for the palate. Ingredients: 1c                      Red Bulgar 1c                      Boiling water 1/4c                   Green onion (minced) 1/4c                  Fresh Parsley (chopped) … More Tabbouleh

Herb Potato Wedges

With all the fresh herbs in season right now. I have been putting herbs in everything including potatoes. These were so easy to make and with the fresh rosemary, parsley, oregano. My daughter who is probably the most finicky and really doesn’t like potatoes, asked for seconds. To make these great potatoes wedges 4         … More Herb Potato Wedges