Herbed Smashed Red Potatoes

Crispy on the bottom, soft on top, lightly sprinkled with delicious herbs and topped off with butter! That’s what made these Herbed Smashed Red Potatoes taste so amazing!   Ingredients   Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat.   Add the potatoes and cook until tender and you can insert a fork into them, about […]

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Herbs for Cooking & Dehydrating

Today’s post isn’t a recipe but food for thought instead. I bought these herbs from a local organic greenhouse today. I have been planting herbs every year and I add more to my collection each year. This year I found lemon thyme and it smells just like lemon! I also bought bay leaf which I did not know is a […]

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Fried Sage Leaves

  Yes you read that right….Fried Sage Leaves! Have you ever heard of such a thing? I know I hadn’t until my dear blogger friend at http://www.TeaByLeafBlog.wordpress.com told me about them. Well you know I had to give them a try, especially since I have a garden full of sage! Fried Sage Leaves are delicate and crunchy. You can eat […]

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Compound Butter

  I waited all winter to make a batch of Compound Butter using the fresh herbs from my garden. Yesterday I cut my first batch of herbs. If you have never tried Compound Butter you are missing out! I decided to use my fresh thyme, sage and parsley mixed with butter to get this wonderful Compound Butter. Any combination of […]

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Cajun Seasoning

  Do not buy Cajun Seasoning from the store again! Cajun Seasoning is so easy to make. You probably already have all of the ingredients in your cupboard right now. After you make it, just shake the container before you use it and take out the amount you need for your recipe. Source: allrecipes.com I have updated this recipe by […]

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

How many boxes of Taco Seasoning have you bought in the last year? We use a lot of Taco Seasoning and we save money by making our own. I also know what ingredients are in mine because I put them there! Most of the ingredients you probably already have in your cupboard. It only takes a few minutes to make […]

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Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Taco seasoned ground beef combined with delicious salsa and cheese then all that goodness gets stuffed into a large pasta shell. If that isn’t good enough, cover them with more salsa and more cheese! I never dreamed taco flavor with pasta could taste so delicious!   Ingredients   In a large pot cook pasta shells according to the package directions […]

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Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix

Don’t ever buy Dry Lipton Onion Soup Mix again! This is my copycat version of one pouch of Dry Lipton Onion Soup Mix. My husband and I can’t tell the difference when using my version and is it a whole lot cheaper. I only make one pouch serving at a time. A lot of the other copycat recipes make a […]

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Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract

https://indianeskitchen.com/2017/03/09/pure-vanilla-extract This is a follow-up on the Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract that I posted last year. Do you see how dark it is? I wish you could smell it because it smells amazing! It is one of the easiest things you can make and it never goes bad. As I use the Pure Vanilla Extract in baking I add more […]

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Pickled Beef Heart

Pickled Beef Heart is very good and high in protein. The heart is nothing more than a muscle. I know this probably will gross some people out, but I was brought up to try all kinds of food and I love heart. Although I am pickling it, unpickled heart can also be added to many other dishes. Compared to chicken white […]

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