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  • Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers Wrapped in Bacon

    Mar 30, 2014 8:40

    Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers Wrapped in Bacon

    We are prepping our garden beds for our summer gardens and I am really excited this year.  Usually we focus on tomatoes (I am sure you can see our love of tomatoes by all the recipes that are posted!). Last summer we started really loving the different types of peppers […]

     
  • Microwave Caramel Corn in a Bag

    Dec 21, 2013 13:51

    Microwave Caramel Corn in a Bag

    When I was in high school, I took home economics and one of my favorite recipes from my teacher, Mrs. Barsha Elzey, was the microwave caramel corn.  It was so easy to make in a brown paper bag so there was very little mess to clean up. Gosh, I loved […]

     
  • How To Make Microwave Popcorn

    Dec 21, 2013 13:41

    How To Make Microwave Popcorn

    I used to love microwave popcorn from the store but after reading all the yucky ingredients in it, I banished it from my house. Luckily it is almost as easy to make at home and much cheaper. Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn Ingredients: 1/2 cup of popcorn kernels 1 TB […]

     
  • Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

    Jun 19, 2013 9:45

    Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

    My boys LOVE cookies.  My husband especially loves cookies that are a little more toothsome and chewy and not too sweet. I make double batches of this cookie and bake some and roll the remainder of the dough in wax paper and saran wrap them keep it in the freezer. […]

     
  • Meyer Lemon Chicken

    Jun 17, 2013 21:36

    Meyer Lemon Chicken

    Many of us in California are lucky enough to have a Meyer lemon tree or at least know someone who has one and is willing to share.  Usually around January or February my lemons start to ripen and we are rich in lemons. This is a quick and easy dish […]

     
  • Frangipane Pear Tarte (with Phyllo Crust or Pate Brisee)

    Apr 13, 2013 13:54

    Frangipane Pear Tarte (with Phyllo Crust or Pate Brisee)

    It has been so busy here over at our little homestead and I have not had a chance to update with any recipes lately. A couple of weeks ago, we had a company meeting here at my house.  I had a delicious lunch catered.  The chef, Tiffany Friedman, make an […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
  • Cute Egg Molds

    Cute Egg Molds

    Mar 10, 2012 21:09

    It is springtime and we have an abundance of eggs.  My younger son loves scrambled eggs but I have not been able to get my 4 year old to eat...

     
 
  • Collected Juniper

    Collected Juniper

    Mar 18, 2013 16:01

    I’ve been preparing this Juniper in my backyard ever since we bought the house 5 years ago. I finally collected it yesterday and put it...

     
 
  • 100 Year Old Olive Tree Installation

    100 Year Old Olive Tree Installation

    Apr 12, 2013 12:36

    We decided to purchase a mature tree for the centerpiece to our front yard landscaping project. Here are the steps we took 1. Locate a tree...

     
 
 

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