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  • 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 […]

     
  • French Coconut Pie

    Apr 27, 2014 9:06

    French Coconut Pie

    Whenever we get invited over to a friends house for dinner, we always offer to bring desserts and pies are always a hit! During the winter when fruit is not in season I love to do a French Coconut Pie.  I discovered this pie at the Farmer’s Market.  There was […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
 
 
 
 
  • How to make Labneh

    How to make Labneh

    May 25, 2014 20:04

    Labneh is strained yogurt and is the consistency of cream cheese (some people make it looser of firmer depending on their preference).  If you...

     
 
  • 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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