Salsa

Garden fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, green pepper, jalapeño pepper, cilantro or parsley, salt & pepper all chopped up to make a salsa that you can serve with tortilla chips. It is the end of our garden season so I thought I would whip up a batch of the salsa that I use to can about 50 pints of to last […]

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Zucchini Pizza Bites

Sliced Zucchini topped with pizza sauce, sausage, pepperoni, mushroom or whatever is your favorite topping. Add shredded mozzarella cheese to the top with fresh basil and bake in the oven. This is my new favorite Zucchini recipe and we made a meal out of it.   Spray a large baking sheet with cooking oil. Place the sliced zucchini flat on […]

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Chive Blossom Vinegar

Did you know that you can take the flowers from your chives and make a wonderful tasting vinegar with them? You can turn it into a vinaigrette by mixing it with olive oil & salt and even drizzle it over salad, fish or vegetables for an amazing flavor.   Ingredients   Pick enough flowers to fill a jar with a lid, […]

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Five Blade Herb Scissors Review

For Christmas I received this Five Blade Herb Scissors because I grow my own herbs. Before, I have always used a sharp knife to cut my herbs. Cutting them with a knife isn’t difficult but after using these herb scissors since Christmas, I will never again use a knife. I had a good feeling about herb scissors when many of […]

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Low Carb Italian Wedding Soup

A Low Carb Italian Wedding Soup that is full of chicken meatballs, orzo, seasonings, carrot, celery, onion and spinach cooked in a delicious chicken broth. This may be low in carbs but it is not low in flavor!   Ingredients for meatballs.   Ingredients for soup plus salt & orzo pasta.   Make the meatballs: Put the onion, garlic, 1/2 […]

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Dehydrated Home Grown Herbs

I just finished dehydrating the first round of fresh herbs from our garden. Every year I get more than enough to last me for the year. There is so much satisfaction when I cook and use my own home grown dehydrated herbs. I grow the herbs I use the most like parsley, sage, thyme, rosemary, basil, bay leaf, dill, oregano, […]

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Italian Ham-Spaghetti

I was intrigued by one of the ingredients in this recipe so I had to make it. I used fresh parsley from my garden but dried parsley will work just as well. Full of Parmesan cheese, ham, garlic and olives with this one other ingredient made the best tasting Italian Ham-Spaghetti! Source: Adapted from My Great Recipes   Ingredients   […]

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Baked Whole Chicken With Herbs

Fresh Herbs (from my garden) stuffed into the cavity of the Chicken, butter & season the skin then bake in the oven for a delicious taste. Fixing a whole Chicken is so easy to prepare and yes that skin was crispy delicious! When I bake a Whole Chicken, I bake it breast side down. That way all the juices run […]

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