Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Making your own sauces takes just minutes, but often it’s easier to pick up a bottle at the store. This Homemade Barbecue Sauce may just have you rethinking your trip to the store.  Add these to your recipe box as well… Slow Cooker Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches Simple Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe Coffee Barbecue Sauce

How to Dry Apples + 6 Uses for Dried Apples

Food drying is one of the oldest methods of preserving food for later use. It can either be an alternative to canning or freezing, or compliment these methods. Drying foods is simple, safe and easy to learn. Dried Apples can be used in a variety of ways – enjoyed like chips, use them in a […]

Canning Tomatoes Recipes: 3 Easy Recipes

Tomatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to can. Whether you are a beginner and new to canning, or an avid fan of canning, you will love these Canning Tomatoes Recipes.  Add these to your recipe box as well… Canning Tips for Beginners Pickled Corn Relish Canned Apple Pie Filling + Printable Labels

12 Essential Chili Peppers for Mexican Cooking

If there is one vegetable that is a staple of Mexican cuisine it would have to be the Chili Pepper. It’s amazing the range of chili peppers you can use, and the best part is that once you start using them you’ll want to experiment with them in other recipes. Today, we are taking the […]

Tips for Organizing Pots and Pans

Well here we are on our fourth week already of Organized Kitchens, how are you doing with organizing? I know we’ve been busy and it’s already made a big difference in our routines. We started off this journey knowing that for us this week’s project – Organizing Pots and Pans –  would be the most involved […]

Tips for Organizing your Refrigerator

Here we are on our third week already of Organized Kitchens. We have tackled the Pantry and the Spices. I am absolutely loving our new Spice drawer with all the clearly marked and organized spices. Today we are tackling the Refrigerator. I’m sure you have been there a time or two – you open the […]

How to Freeze Leftover Canned Pumpkin

I don’ t know about you but I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve made a recipe with canned pumpkin that call for less than a full can of pumpkin filling. Then placing the partially used can in the refrigerator with a full intention of using the remaining pumpkin in another recipe later. […]

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Topping

This Homemade Strawberry Fruit Topping goes together in a snap and can be used in a variety of ways – top your ice cream, pancakes or waffles, use it in milkshakes or smoothies, or even add it to cookies or cakes.  Add these to your recipe box as well… Tropical Fruit Salad with Dairy Free […]

How to Grill the Perfect Summer Vegetables

One of the best things about Summer is all the fresh vegetables and fruits, especially if they are grilled. Although grilling vegetables seems pretty simple, sometimes it can be tricky. Today we are sharing some helpful tips for you on How to Grill the Perfect Summer Vegetables. Whether you grow your own, hit up the […]

101 Super-Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Cookbook Review

If there is such a thing as a cookbook superfan, we may just qualify in the top ten. And one of our absolute favorite authors are the ladies from Gooseberry Patch. Over the years they have perfected their cookbooks by giving others like us the opportunity to share our family’s favorite recipes. With cookbooks covering […]