“White” Gingerbread Cookies

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Sometimes, you just want your cookies to be bright so they can be decorated easier, right?  But Gingerbread tastes great and is always a crowd pleaser.  So what do you do?  Try this… Continue reading

Gimme a hand with cookies!

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Hubby and I are going to be sending some cookies off to various family members.  If anyone has a favorite holiday cookie, please share!  So far, we’ve decided to do a basic sugar… Continue reading

Make Your Own Pizza Night!

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So, we did a test two nights ago and the Crusty Artisan Bread makes for a GREAT pizza dough with just a few minor adjustments. Take the basic recipe: 3 cups unbleached all… Continue reading

Thanksgiving quick shots

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Here are some shots from our wonderful thanksgiving.  I hope to post recipes soon.  But most certainly I’ll post them before next year for anyone who wants to give it a try! As… Continue reading

Bountiful Baskets 11/17

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What a great week! 10 apples 6 oranges 4 pomelos 3 russet potatoes 2 bunches of celery 1 head romaine lettuce 2 pineapples 1 honeydew melon 3 1lb bags of carrots 6 bananas… Continue reading

What a GREAT Veteran’s Day!

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We got a free stay at a B&B as part of a Veteran’s Day “thank you” to Active Duty/Retired Military.  It was a BLAST. The Inn Above Onion Creek was gracious and beautiful. … Continue reading

Bear with me

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Hubby just had his ACL surgery.  He’ll be laid up for a little while, home on convalescence leave, and needing to be chauffeured around.  So…. I will probably be a little less than… Continue reading

A quick rant on Mashed Potatoes

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Everyone is always going on about eating healthy.  And I think it’s great.  I do my best to eat balanced meals and proper portions (which is SO HARD).  But there are some things… Continue reading

Some help with ribs

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There’s more to come.  But the most important part (how to trim the ribs) is now posted in the recipe section under BBQ. I even made a video for you guys!  Check it… Continue reading

A New Look?

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So, trying out this new layout.  It shows more on the first page to maybe entice people to dig around the site a little more.  What do you guys think?