How to Freeze Herbs

One of the things we love about Summer time are the fresh vegetables and herbs that we pick from the garden. We often freeze zucchini, corn and blueberries to use during the Winter, so we thought it would be great to freeze the herbs that we grew also. Doug tried two different methods, first he […]

Summer Grilling Tips

The days of summer are upon us and the evening air is filled with the aroma of neighbors grilling and the chatter of nature. What a serene feeling this can be and when all is well it feels that no harm can come. We all aspire to this feeling when we break out the grill […]

Leftover Hot Dog Buns: 3 ways

No matter how well you plan out the food for a party occasionally you will end up with an over abundance of one thing or another. Everyone has that one ingredient, that one condiment, that one item leftover from the weekend gathering that they always end up with extras. Our’s seems to be buns… hamburger […]

Estimating Food for a Party

Whether you are hosting a Dinner Party for 10 or a Graduation Party for 100…you need to know how much food to buy and prepare. Serving your guests is an important part of the party and you want it to go smoothly, not enough food is embarrassing and too much food means leftovers for days. Here […]

Become a Smokin’ Grillmaster

Grilling is a man’s world…oops, did I just say that. Sorry, but since ancient man discovered fire we have had a love affair with cooking over an open flame. And when it comes to summertime we rally around the grill and cook up some of the tastiest fare this side of the Pecos. Over the […]

How to Butterfly a Chicken

The grilling season is in full swing in many parts of the states and with the warm weather comes the possibility of trying new grilling techniques. We love grilling, of course and saving money at the same time so when we think about grilling chicken the most frugal way is to grill a whole chicken. We have […]

That Works For Me

Well we don’t have a recipe for you today, we have three! Yep three of our family friendly recipes are featured in a new book… That Works For Me! Written by Kristen Welch from We Are That Family and Jennifer De Groot a freelance writer, That Works For Me Book is jam packed with TONS of great tips…in fact over […]

Fire Up The Grill: Grilling Basics

Grilling has been around since man walked the earth so you would think we would have all the answers by now. However grilling is probably one of the most individualistic way of cooking, everybody has their own prefereces, gas or charcoal, meat or vegetables and when it comes to technique the styles are endless. I’m […]

Holiday Menu Planning on a Budget

As the holidays quickly approach, we are all trying to fit in time to wrap presents, bake, and of course, host a Holiday Party, whether it’s just for family or a large get together with friends. All week long, we will be sharing some recipes that will be perfect for your Holiday Menu and help […]

Make Ahead Meals for the Holiday Season

Have you looked at your calendar lately? If it’s anything like ours there’s not much room to add another school function, family get together yet alone finding time to finish up the holiday shopping. Now fit in the time to make a good meal for your family. I know good luck, huh? Cooking days are […]

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