For me, pie crust has always been one of those things that just NEVER worked out. At first, I thought it was the recipe. But after trying Ina’s and Ree’s, the Test Kitchen’s and Paula’s — even mom’s and grandma’s, I knew. It wasn’t them — it was me. Continue reading
Whew, wow — what fun we had at the Farm Girl Fair! But the work to get ready for the FGF was intense — in a good & satisfying sort of way. Let me tell you all about it — and give you my favorite taco dip recipe while I’m at it! Continue reading
Before I share this yummy cookie butter crumble topped brownie recipe with you, let me first tell you why we celebrate the half-birthdays of my “little” herd. It all began on April 15, 2003; the day Baby Kade turned 6 months old. Well, actually – it really began way back when Baby Kade was about 4 days old & since I haven’t told a good story in a while – what better way to tell a story than with a perfect brownie as the punch-line?! Continue reading
Whew! These back to school days are hard on this old gal. The clock seems to enjoy turning 5, just to see the look on my face as I realize this one, annoying truth: I have no plans for dinner. Blah. Continue reading
Finally, the perfect accessory to your ladies’ lunches, weekend brunches, showers, parties and tea parties! Yes, with the discovery of this Sweet Almond Tea, the search for the ‘perfect party punch” is over!
I love how simple and wonderfully delicious this meal is! But no one needs to know, just let them be impressed when you confidently whip up perfectly seasoned, briny & sweet, tiny little tender clams!
It has been a tough season for the garden! I had one squash to harvest ((boo to the squash bugs)), a few beets, pithy radishes galore, not one bean and the tomatoes have begrudgingly produced – if that is even possible. But a few things have been outstanding – and I am not referring to the weeds.
The decorations have all been hung in the kitchen with care, in hopes Continue reading