Best Ever Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Best Ever Homemade Chocolate Syrup

There are just some things that taste better when they are homemade. Chocolate syrup is one of those things. It’s richer, sweeter in a better way, thicker, and more chocolaty with no aftertaste than the ones sold in stores. I like making it on a 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Soup

Pressure Cooker Chicken Soup

If I had to grab just one of my kitchen appliances with a minute’s notice, it would be my pressure cooker. I use it at least two or three times a week and helps me get dinner on the table in record time. Now that 

Sweet and Spicy Glazed Nuts

Sweet and Spicy Glazed Nuts

These little gems are awesome! I never knew how easy it was to make glazed nuts, and wanted to use up the last of the nuts in the cupboard from our gluttony around the holidays. Now, we can eat these by the handful, or chop 

Amazing 1 Hour Dinner Rolls

Amazing 1 Hour Dinner Rolls

Light and fluffy dinner rolls are perfect for any meal. These also make the best slider rolls. Once you see how easy my 1 hour dinner rolls are to make, you will never resort to plain old white bread again.  The only tip I have 

Late Summer Rhubarb Crisp

Late Summer Rhubarb Crisp

If you shop with a tight budget, and only go once or twice a month to the store, there are inevitably going to be times when the larder is becoming bare and still it isn’t Grocery Day. With experience, these times become a day or two at most, but 

Farmhouse Pickled Eggs

Farmhouse Pickled Eggs

Since I am not canning up a storm, it still doesn’t mean that I don’t have the canning itch. Without the produce, what is a farming wife to do?  Can everything else!  Have you ever pickled eggs? They are so tasty, and even the kids 

Crockpot Summer Supper

Crockpot Summer Supper

Today’s crockpot summer supper, is a recipe that came about in a convoluted fashion, as so many scratch recipes do. My garlic cloves were overpowering the rest of the fridge contents, and it is so hot, that heating the oven just seemed wrong. I came 

Brownies 101

Brownies 101

Brownies are something that should be in everyone’s basic cookbook. I have a stack of really different brownie recipes, including one from my Uncle John, so rich you line the pan with foil and dump the whole mess out onto a plate afterwards. This brownie 

Pizza On The Grill

Pizza On The Grill

Pizza on the grill makes me happy.

Eat Local: Really Local

Eat Local: Really Local

After enjoying one last Food Preservation class at our local community college, I started to really think about the idea of eating local.  For many of us that is easy to do in the summer. We all know about farmers markets and the like. Even