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  • Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Nov 1, 2014 9:19

    Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Over the summer I was hanging out at our family yacht.  Who am I kidding, some generous family members loaned it to us for the weekend so we could get a taste of the high life One of the magazines on board had pie recipes that were submitted to a […]

     
  • 1000 Gallon Rainwater Collection and Irrigation Pump System

    Sep 19, 2014 14:16

    1000 Gallon Rainwater Collection and Irrigation Pump System

    Due to the drought conditions here in California I decided to install a rainwater collection system to capture rain water from our roof. Here are the primary components that I ended up installing: 1. 1000 gallon plastic water tank. They come in multiple shapes and sizes to fit your space […]

     
  • How to make Labneh

    May 25, 2014 20:04

    How to make Labneh

    Labneh is strained yogurt and is the consistency of cream cheese (some people make it looser of firmer depending on their preference).  If you want to make your own yogurt to make labneh, I posted the link. It can be used in the spreads, dips, or desserts (like this Labneh […]

     
  • Labneh Tart

    May 25, 2014 19:55

    Labneh Tart

    Well I am sure you have read about my weekly yogurt making ritual.  I love making yogurt and if you want to give it a shot, How to Make Yogurt.  It is so simple to do and is so useful in so many ways. One way to use your excess […]

     
  • How to make Yogurt

    May 20, 2014 11:58

    How to make Yogurt

    My kids have been on a smoothie kick and their favorite is yogurt, banana, cherries with acai juice. We make them almost every other day and the yogurt bill was adding up so I decided to start making my own.  I remember my mom made it every night for medicinal […]

     
  • Creamy Rice Pudding (with Dried Cherries and Raisins)

    Apr 27, 2014 10:18

    Creamy Rice Pudding (with Dried Cherries and Raisins)

    I love a good rice pudding.  It is such a simple yet satisfying dessert.  It can also be made in less than 30 minutes with a few ingredients found around the house. Here is a basic recipe to make creamy rice pudding.  You can easily change the flavor profile or […]

     
 
 
 
 
  • Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Award Winning Pecan Pie Recipe

    Nov 1, 2014 9:19

    Over the summer I was hanging out at our family yacht.  Who am I kidding, some generous family members loaned it to us for the weekend so we...

     
 
  • 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...

     
 
 
 

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