Homemade Pigs in a Blanket

Homemade Pigs in a Blanket

A favorite kid treat for the holidays is the traditional pigs in a blanket. These little hotdog  morsels are not only fun for the kids, they are also a great way for me to try out different dips on unsuspecting eaters. Of course, I enjoy 

How to Make Horseradish

How to Make Horseradish

At the farmer’s market this morning, I bought a large root of horseradish. Actually, I only bought half of the piece, because it didn’t smell that spicy, and I was worried it would be too mild. Isn’t it lovely? Making ground horseradish is pretty important 

The Farming Wife Makes Spaghetti Pie

The Farming Wife Makes Spaghetti Pie

8 oz angel hair pasta1 cup ricotta(I use my goat cheese)1 can tomato paste(6 oz)1 cup tomato sauce2 tbsp butter1/3 cup Parmesan cheese1 lb ground beef or sausage2 eggs Cook pasta, strain and mix butter,eggs and parm until blended. This is the bottom/sides of the 

Why Wash Dried Beans?

Why Wash Dried Beans?

This photo  is the perfect example of why one has to wash and pick through dried beans before use. I love using beans in my cooking. They are: Cheap Yummy Filling I admit to not always doing more than a glance and rinse before cooking