Join the Pickle Party! Elect dill! Experts predict a Green Wave!!! Sorry. I really am a dork. I'm not much of a canner. I'm just too impatient. I like quick pickles in jars in the fridge. I pickle just about anything, but I should really share the classics. These good old fashioned dill cucumber pickles … Continue reading Garlicky Dill Pickles
I normally tell you to leave out the peppers if you don't like spicy food. This time is an exception. Put the peppers in, and take a chance on a little pain! It's so worth it! This oven roasted salsa is great on meats, veggies, corn, even for dipping bread or chips. It has a … Continue reading Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa
Apple butter holds a special place in my heart. It was my Grandma's favorite thing in the world, and I've always felt close to her when I eat this simple, silky smooth, fall treat. Apple butter doesn't have to be as hard to make as everyone says. Dump everything into your crock pot or dutch … Continue reading Amazing Old-Fashioned Apple Butter
The food of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s in all of its photogenic glory endlessly fascinates me. It's not just the pictures. Trying to imagine the flavor combinations, themselves, is at once nauseating and entertaining. As disturbing as it sounds, I have always wanted to try recreating one of these monstrosities, maybe for Halloween. Here … Continue reading Oh, the Horror!
I love this soup! It's savory, rich and filling, and it's still healthy. Carrot soup on a chilly, Fall evening is a cozy warmer for your heart. It's a great stress reliever. This soup pairs well with a roasted, green vegetable, like asparagus or broccoli. Of course, toast or cornbread is a great compliment as … Continue reading Carrot Curry Soup
This is a nice, cozy, easy meal for one on a night when you're home alone and feel like being nice to yourself. It's healthy, it's yummy, it's simple to clean up, and it's a little more elegant than carrots and a chicken breast. Of course, you can make this for more people. Just double … Continue reading Roasted Tilapia and Green Beans with Dilly Sauce
This sauce is great for fish and green vegetables. It also makes a great vegetable dip. I created this to compliment Roasted Tilapia and Green Beans for one, so this only makes a small amount. Of course, it can be doubled or tripled, if needed. Dill Sauce or Dip Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Lite or Low-Fat … Continue reading Dill Sauce