• Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

    June 20, 2011

    Friday on my way to work I saw an ice cream truck. I seriously thought these things were extinct, but obviously not. This truck was larger than the tiny trucks we had as a kid – I guess size does matter *wink* – and it had the tauntingly eery, traditional ice cream truck music. Fortunately…

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  • Infuse a little love. Recipes for infusing vodka, sugar, and water for entertaining, gifting, or just enjoying.

    June 19, 2011

    infusion: an infusion is the outcome of steeping plants with desired chemical compounds and/or flavors in water or oil. Source: wikipedia Water. Oil. Alchohol? Sugar? Lately I’ve been infatuated with recipes for infusions. After discovering a fun recipe for vodka infusion over at The Backyard Bartender, I went on the hunt for more recipes you…

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  • Refrigerator dill pickles recipe. How to make small batch refrigerator pickles with your cucumber harvest that are ready to eat the next day. This small batch, homemade refrigerator pickle recipe is a great way to make pickles using apple cider vinegar that contains the mother. These refrigerator dill pickles not only taste great,they also don't require any special equipment to make. Eat them the next day or store your homemade refrigerator pickles for up to two weeks in your refrigerator.

    Easy Homemade Refrigerator Dill Pickles

    May 25, 2011

    Refrigerator dill pickles are an easy and delicious way to use up those extra cucumbers in your garden. They also make healthy addition to your diet. Learn how to make my easy, small batch, homemade refrigerator pickles at home. Plus discover the health benefits of fermented foods and the difference between pickled and fermented foods.…

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  • Oh pepper plants, why do you tease me so?

    April 18, 2011

    I was a wee bit disappointed today to find out from one of my favorite market vendors that I can’t plant peppers for another three weeks. Apparently they are not hardy plants and won’t bounce back if we get a late frost. However, I do have a few tomato plants in the ground – Better…

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  • Make Infused Sugars for a Little Spice to Everyday Life

    March 18, 2011

    Sweeten up your culinary style by creating your own infused sugars. Sprinkle them on fresh baked cookies and pies or use them in place of plain sugar in coffees and teas! Here’s a recipe for making vanilla infused sugar. Use more or less vanilla to taste. Click here for the recipe. Also give orange and…

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