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GIVEAWAY – Irma Harding Calendar 2015

We had such a great response to the Canning Pickling, and Freezing with Irma Harding Cookbook Giveaway (click the link for more information or to purchase the book directly from Octane Press) that we decided to giveaway TWO instead of just one – so congratulations to Lyndsey from Missouri and Karen from Kansas. No need […]

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Kristina’s Spinach Dip

While on the run between client meetings I found a restaurant along one of my regular routes that served up a great appetizer of spinach dip with breadsticks.  So whenever I was on that route I would stop in and just grab a seat by myself in the bar area, order up this dip with […]


Dawn’s Roasted Vegetables

One of the hardest things about posting recipes is when you just throw things together and do not really have measurements.  Jenny and I have both scratched our heads over that and laugh about embarking on the painstaking process of actually measuring what we usually just do when making dinner.  So, when we received this […]

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Jenny’s Black Bean and Corn Salad

Here is a great salad that would also work as an appetizer or side dish. Jenny’s Black Bean and Corn Salad In large serving bowl, combine….. 3 ears grilled sweet corn, cut off the cob 1 pint grape tomatoes 1 avocado chopped 1 cup black beans, drained Add….. 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt […]

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Jessica’s Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Jessica came up with this recipe and it is excellent.  We have made this a handful of times already this summer.  This would be a perfect ice cream to make for the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend.  The flavor is excellent!  Best homemade strawberry ice cream we have EVER tasted! Jessica’s Homemade Strawberry Ice […]

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Charity’s Easy Ice Cream Dessert

We married her into the family and she makes this great easy dessert!  Charity’s Easy Ice Cream Dessert is perfect for any gathering of family or friends.  No one even needs to know just how easy it is! Charity’s Easy Ice Cream Dessert Line 9 x 13 pan with….. 12 traditional rectangular ice cream sandwiches […]

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Bridget’s Taco Salad

We married her into the family and she makes a great salad!  Bridget’s Taco Salad is an easy recipe for potlucks, family gatherings, to take camping or to the lake.  This has been a family favorite for years.  To keep it fresh, take all the ingredients with you then mix it all together fresh on […]

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Spring Vegetable Salad

A great salad for cool season garden vegetables of broccoli and cauliflower.  Another recipe sent to us from Suzanne’s friend Dawn.  Thanks Dawn! Spring Vegetable Salad Head of broccoli Head of cauliflower 1-2 Tomato sliced (or cherry tomatoes work well too) Green Onion, sliced Carrots (sliced) Spring Vegetable Salad Dressing 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup […]