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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Winter Wonderland on a Tray Blog Tour!

Today I am joining a Katherine of Katherines Corner along with 23 other bloggers in a Tray Tour blogging event. Now I will be totally honest, I am not a lifestyle blogger. Don't misunderstand, I love a beautiful home. But my lifestyle ( I am proud to say!) is Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household. So, you may notice that my tray will be a bit more on the rustic side than the others you will see on this tour! But I thought why not have some fun, as we spend winter in the desert, come a take a peek...


Monday, November 28, 2022

Chunky Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Having a variety of homemade salad dressing recipes is one sure way to eat more salads! Why? Because you will never get tired of eating the same old dressing, ever again! Our Chunky Raspberry Vinaigrette is perfect for your next main dish salad...


Friday, November 25, 2022

A Growing List of Our Favorite Fruit Desserts!

Putting delicious food on the table for your family and friends doesn't have to take all day. And that is why I love sharing lists of some of our favorite recipes. Especially the ones that fit a healthy theme. 

Fruit for dessert is always a great idea and here are many delicious ideas calling for ingredients that span the growing seasons or are conveniently canned at the peak of freshness and waiting at the marketplace or your own pantry. Either way, A Growing List of Our Favorite Fruit Desserts is sure to give you some new ideas! 

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Broken Olive Antipasto Relish, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Broken Olive Antipasto Relish!

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Honey and Cinnamon Baked Apples.

We often enjoy a fruit dessert for many reasons. One, they are delicious, and two it is another way to get the required servings of fruits and vegetables on your table for the family to enjoy. And these Honey and Cinnamon Baked Apples couldn't be easier!


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pecans

Would you like to know the easiest way to change up your meals? A change so easy that having another dinner of meatloaf, fried chicken, or pork chops does not seem repetitive? Well, let me tell you, the answer is vegetables! Specifically, oven-roasted vegetables. 


Good Old Raisin and Peanuts Cookies, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Good Old Raisin and Peanuts Cookies!

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Mary's Pineapple Raisin Sauce for Ham

Serving ham at your next family gathering? Then this Pineapple Raisin Sauce for Ham needs a place at your table! It is delicious and so easy to make using basic pantry ingredients. You are going to want to make this!



Sunday, November 13, 2022

The Best Apple Butter, using my easy, frugal slow cooker recipe!

Today we are sharing the easiest, most delicious, frugal recipe for Apple Butter. Made easy in your slow cooker! Come and take a peek...



Thursday, November 10, 2022

Fresh Pear with Gorgonzola Balsamic Vinegar and Toasted Walnuts, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Fresh Pear with Gorgonzola Balsamic Vinegar and Toasted Walnuts!

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Green Bean Cobbler, AKA "the other green bean casserole"

Something new for your holiday (or any day!) table, Green Bean Cobbler, AKA the other green bean casserole!


Monday, November 7, 2022

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash, and creative serving ideas!

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash is one of my favorites! I think it is a lot like sweet potatoes in that you can dress it up with a sweet flavor as well as a savory one. I tend to go with a savory finish, while my husband is team sweet all the way! Come and take a look at our cooking, serving and storage methods for small kitchens as well as small batch cooking. 



Friday, November 4, 2022

Chunky Fruit Vinaigrette, cook with what you have!

I bet this has happened to you also. You purchase specific ingredients and when you go to use them, they are now overripe, yikes what to do? Since I enjoy the creative challenge of cooking with what I have (and being remote as we camp host this winter), instead of tossing it into the compost or trash, that overripe persimmon became a delicious fruit vinaigrette, come and take a look at our Chunky Fruit Vinaigrette...


Thursday, November 3, 2022

Tangine of Chicken and Olives, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Tangine of Chicken and Olives!