Fourth of July Salads: Seven Layer Salad

We are taking a little break from Farmer’s Market Friday until after Fourth of July. There are so many great recipes we want to share with you, there just isn’t enough time to get everything done. Yesterday, we kicked off our Fourth of July Menu with the All-American Burger and Main Dishes, today we are […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Spring Onions

Oops, I’m a little late today…but don’t cry. Because today we’re swinging by the Farmer’s Market for some Spring Onions. Why spring onions, well the cool spring weather is ideal for all types of onions. The cool conditions help regulate the growth so it doesn’t get pithy and the flavor is not quite as harsh. […]

Fresh Vegetable Salad

One of our favorite summertime salads is a simple Fresh Vegetable Salad with tomatoes and cucumbers. We normally make a bowl full that lasts for a couple of days but if your out camping it’s just as easy to quickly get this on the table in under five minutes. The best thing about this salad […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Mushrooms

Happy Friday! Here we are, another week has just blown by. We are excited to share another edition of Farmer’s Market Friday! Have you been enjoying it? Even if you don’t live near a Farmer’s Market, it’s great to have some new recipes. Whether you get your mushrooms from the Farmer’s Market or spend the […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Strawberries

Just a few more days till Mother’s Day and what better choice to celebrate with than strawberries. I love when the local berrries are in season, freshly picked, there are few things better. So today I’m excited to share recipes that take full advantage of there wonderful flavor. Strawberries Photo source While growing up I spent many […]

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Since it’s almost Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share with you a little about my Mother, her friends knew her as Marge. My Mother was one of the kindest people I ever knew. She never asked for much just for us to be happy and successful at whatever we did. She was our confidant, cheerleader and friend. […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Asparagus

Happy Friday my friends! Are you ready for the weekend? We have had a super crazy week…well in fact, the last couple weeks have been busier than normal. So we are definitely ready for the weekend. Last week, we kicked off Farmer’s Market Friday with Rhubarb. We were really excited to see such a good […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Rhubarb

Happy Friday my friends! We are kicking off something new today, that I think {hope} you will love! Doug and I LOVE to visit the Farmer’s Market, especially to buy the in-season veggies and fruit. So each week, we are going to highlight a special food that you can find at your Farmer’s Market and […]

Grilled Chicken with Cucumber-Peach Salsa

As I’ve said before, I’m more of a traditional cook, probably because that is how my Mom cooked…like a Midwestern. But Doug likes changing things up a bit, and sometimes I just have to give in and let him try a recipe. And usually…it turns out. This is one of those recipes. Living in Northern […]

Fresh Green Beans

Growing up with parents that cherished their yard and garden is something that I hold dear to my heart. I remember sitting under the big maple tree and stemming Green Beans for hours so that my Mom could can them. She would always make enough for a big pot of fresh cooked green beans to […]