Homegrown Herbs

Growing your own Homegrown Herbs can supply you with herbs all year long, even in the winter. The photo above is my first cutting of the year and is only a few of the herbs we planted. How I use my herbs in the winter is by dehydrating them in the summer when they are exploding with leaves. I use the […]

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Home Grown Strawberries

If you have ever considered planting a strawberry patch….do! We planted ours last year. The first year you plant it, it is very important to pick off all of the flowers so the energy can go into building the plant and not the strawberries. This is so hard to do because you want to eat strawberries but don’t give in! […]

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Blueberry Smoothie

As I was updating some of my earlier blogs I came across my blog on Blueberry Smoothies. I have been making this recipe for years. With only four ingredients it is so simple to make. I use my home grown blueberries that have been frozen when I make this recipe. You can buy frozen blueberries in the store and make […]

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Slow Cooker Safety

Do you know the safest way to cook in a slow cooker? Did you even know there are safety rules that may help keep you from getting sick? My Mom sent me this article by Leanne Ely who writes for the New York Times and I thought I would share with you her list of 7 rules to follow. Source: […]

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Copycat Red Lobster Pizza

One of my favorite lunches at Red Lobster, a seafood restaurant, is Lobster Pizza. It is quite pricey but oh so good! I knew I had to make it at home and let me tell you, it tastes even better than theirs because I have more lobster meat on mine. I haven’t tried this with imitation lobster yet but it […]

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Honey Comb

We took our Grandkids to an Earth Day Festival at our local Metro Park. They had a bee hive behind an enclosed window so you could watch the bees. They also put on a class of how to start a bee hive. Local vendors sold different flavors of honey in single serving honey sticks and also in jars. My grandkids […]

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Asparagus Soup

I posted this recipe last year when the Asparagus started popping out of the ground in my garden. I have been growing asparagus for over twenty years now. Asparagus and rhubarb are the first signs of life in my garden and I can’t wait to start eating them both. My husband doesn’t like Asparagus so it’s all mine! I can’t […]

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Regrowing Green Onions

It works!!!! For everyone that saw my blog on Regrowing Celery and told me you can do it with Green Onions too, thank you, are right! When we buy Green Onions from the grocery store, I keep them in a glass with a little water to keep them green longer. I take a plastic bag and place it over the […]

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Regrowing Celery

I found this absolutely fascinating! I read somewhere that it was possible to regrow celery from an old celery stalk so I finally decided to give it a try. It is a long process but just knowing it works was so exciting. It took about a month to get the celery to grow this tall and all I did was […]

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