The Definitive Guide to Apples and their Uses

While there are literally thousands of apple varieties grown throughout the world, your average grocer will normally have only a handful of varieties on hand at any one time. And even during Fall the local orchards will average around a dozen varieties suited to the local climate. So while it would be impractical and incredibly […]

UPick Fruits and Vegetables

Picking your own fruits and vegetables is a fun activity to enjoy during the summer months. There is nothing like going produce picking with your family, then enjoying all of your hard work with a fun recipe or two later. If you want to enjoy a UPick farm this summer, you might be wondering what some of […]

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 […]

Grilling the Perfect Hot Dog: Everything you wanted to know

This is a sponsored conversation written by me of behalf of Ball Park® brand. The opinions and text are all mine. Ahhh, hot dogs on the grill. Is there any thing more American than picturing families gathered around their backyard grills in the sun enjoying their time together. And nothing shows off your grilling style […]

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

Canning Tips for Beginners

Have you ever wondered about home canning? Maybe how you can preserve the food you grow or purchase during the Summer? Are you not really sure where to begin? Well, you are in luck. Today we have our Canning Tips for Beginners for you. Add these to your recipe box as well… Pickled Corn Relish […]

Tips for Planning the Perfect Summer Cookout

This is a sponsored conversation written by me of behalf of Ball Park® brand. The opinions and text are all mine Summer is often an opportunity to gather with friends and enjoy the weather. But let’s face it there are so many obstacles to pulling off the perfect gathering. No one wants to go through […]

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 […]

Organizing Your Recipes

Ever have a recipe that you just can’t seem to find? We do too! Here are a few tips on organizing your recipes that are sure to help. Add these to your recipe box as well… Tips for Organizing Pots and Pans Tips for Organizing your Refrigerator Kitchen Organizing Ideas: Pantry

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 […]