Our family has made strawberry picking an annual summer event. We love getting in the middle of a big strawberry patch and spending about an hour picking anywhere from 15-35 lbs. of strawberries. Crouching down in the hot sun for an hour isn’t exactly fun, but there’s nothing like a fresh, juicy strawberry straight from… Continue reading Top Ten Ideas for Fresh Picked Strawberries
A couple months ago, I shared with you how easy and thrifty Artisan Bread can be when it’s homemade. Well folks, it just got easier. When I saw a post on Bread in Five about baking the bread in the crock pot, I was very excited. The rising and baking instructions in their original recipe… Continue reading Artisan Bread Made Even Easier
Every kid I know loves chicken nuggets, including my own. As a young mom chicken nuggets had always been the easy lunch. I would buy the dino nuggets from the freezer section, stick them in the oven for 10 minutes, and voila! There’s your lunch. Then I started thinking more about what ingredients are really… Continue reading Homemade Chicken Nuggets
Since my last Thrifty Thursday post was on my regular bread, I thought I’d stick with the theme and let you in on how easy and cheap Artisan Bread is to make. My sister got me the book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, for my birthday a couple years ago. She knew I… Continue reading Thrifty Thursday :: Artisan Bread
I have been making my own bread for almost 2 years now. I really enjoy doing it because it’s cheaper, healthier, tastier, and my family loves it. It’s also really easy to make once you get the hang of it. It takes about 2 hours, but most of that time it’s rising.You can take that… Continue reading Thrifty Thursday :: Making Your Own Bread
This week’s list of Friday Five Fave is my favorite comfort foods. This was very hard to narrow down since I love to cook and eat, but here’s what I came up with. Chicken Pot Pie– There is nothing like a homemade chicken pot pie with a flaky crust. Roast and Potatoes– My mom always… Continue reading Five Fave : Comfort Foods
This is my favorite recipe for many reasons. My family all loves it, it’s easy to double, easy to freeze, and it’s an all in one meal. I’m trying to do a visual Pioneer Woman type post, because she’s my cooking blog heroine.
I made my first turkey about a year ago. I was terrified!
My kid’s love sloppy joe’s, and I don’t mind them myself. I have always just bought the can of sloppy joe sauce to mix with ground beef. It tastes good, but I thought I would try making my own for once. This recipe is really easy and has ingredients that you usually already have. It… Continue reading What’s for dinner? Sloppy Joes