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Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken

What a fabulous tasting chicken that reminds me of the teriyaki chicken we use to buy at the food court in the mall. I always said I wish I had that recipe and I don’t think this could taste anymore like it. One of my new favorite chicken recipes for sure! Add a side of rice and vegetable for a […]

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Pie Iron Pepperoni Pizza

Have you ever cooked with a Pie Iron? Mine is made of cast iron and designed to cook over a fire. We make Pizza Pies and Fruit Pies with ours. You will not believe that the Pizza Pies are made with bread and butter for the crust when you taste them. Add the sauce, cheese, pepperoni and you will have […]

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Spaghetti Bravissimo

I have never made spaghetti this way and my husband and grandkids asked for seconds. I was told about this recipe by Linda, a fellow blogging friend. She said when she was young her mom made this all the time and they even ate it cold the next day. Check out her blog HERE. Adapted from http://www.hubpages.com   Ingredients   […]

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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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My Wisteria In Bloom

Wisteria is a beautiful vine with gorgeous flowers. I have grown mine for over 25 years. Although it is a lot of work training it, it is worth it! Mine encases our 50 foot arbor and as you see is loved by insects and birds.   I have trained the vine to twist so that it would be strong enough […]

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Herbs & Asparagus

Wow my perennial herb garden had to be cut already. Unfortunately my lemon thyme bolted (flowered). They say when herbs bolt they don’t taste very good, however, they also say the tiny flowers on the lemon thyme are ok to eat. I’m not crazy about dehydrating the flowers so I cut it back and it will grow more soon. Since […]

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Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs

This chicken is boneless, skinless, moist and covered in the most fabulous tasting glaze that is made with orange juice, honey and more. This is a must try chicken recipe! These delicious Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs are prepared and cooked in a cast iron skillet then finished off by baking in the oven. If you don’t have a cast iron […]

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Campfire or Kitchen S’mores

Our grandkids shout out with excitement when we do a cookout in our backyard over a campfire. OK I do too! We started out the night making Pizza Pies and ended up making S’mores  for dessert. I’m sure most everyone has tasted these before but this is just an excuse to act like a kid and enjoy a blast from the […]

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