Salt Preserved Lemons

Salt Preserved Lemons

Hi friends! The February Food In Jars Mastery Challenge is Salt Preserving. Interesting topic, right? I was excited to learn more about salt preserving so I made salt preserved lemons! What is salt? It’s tantalizing and tasty. It gives lip-smacking satisfaction. It's the delicious stuff at the bottom of your…

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Tropical Friendship Bars

Tropical Friendship Bars

Hi friends! How are you today? Did you know, a lot of wonderful things happen in February? It's true! There's Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, my Birthday (Best. Holiday. Ever!) and it's Girl Scout Cookie time! Y'all know how much I love cookies, so the fact I get to celebrate my…

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I want Samoa Ice Cream!

I Want Samoa Ice Cream!

Hi friends! How's the weather today? It's sunny here, so I'm making ice-cream! I love ice-cream no matter what the weatherman says. Sun. Rain. Wind. Hurricanes. Snowstorms. Swarms of locust. I'm an equal-opportunity ice-cream eater, especially if that ice cream is made with Girl Scout Cookies! I always want more!…

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My Mamaw’s Classic Rhubarb Crisp

My Mamaw’s Classic Rhubarb Crisp

Hi friends! Today, we're heading down memory lane. Nothing takes me back to my grandmothers kitchen faster than the smell of her Rhubarb Crisp coming out of the oven. She'd have a whole harvest of Rhubarb stalks from Grandpa's garden and I was allowed to help chop them. They turned…

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Valentine Muddy Buddys

Valentine Muddy Buddys

Happy February, friends! Are you still searching for that perfect Valentines Treat? Try this easy Valentine Muddy Buddys recipe! It's a little sweet, a little salty and a lot delicious! I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentines Day, whether you celebrate with someone special, or with all the special people…

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Helping Hand Cookies for Kids Cancer!

Helping Hand Cookies For Kids Cancer!

Hi friends! Today, I'm doing something a little different. I'm teaming up with a group of amazing food bloggers to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. We are having a "Good Cookies Food Bloggers Valentines Event" to make a difference in the fight against pediatric cancer. Everyone is making…

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Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Hi friends! How are you? Going strong, I hope! Today's recipe is a sweet and tart Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade. YUM! One of my projects for 2017 was to join Marissa McClellan's Food in Jars Mastery Challenge. As a Master Food Preserver, I'm always looking for fresh, fun ideas to…

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Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes

Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes

Hi friends! With citrus season in full swing here in Southern California, our farmers markets are bursting at the seams with all types of lemons, oranges, grapefruit and kumquats. My hands down favorites are Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges, Meyer Lemons and Tangerines. The Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes I'm…

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15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

Hi friends, Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017 and all the goodness that it brings! Are you among the zillions of folks who have made healthy eating a resolution? If so, I have 15 healthy dinner ideas for you, skimmed from the best and brightest of Pinterest. As I am…

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21 Christmas Cookies! A delicious roundup!

21 Christmas Cookies! A Delicious Roundup!

Hi friends! It's baking season! This time of year especially, you'll find me baking cookies. Gingerbread men, Snowball cookies and of course, my favorite Melted Snowman Cookies are always on our baking list! Christmas Cookies are the things from which Holiday Memories are made! I love that my granddaughter already…

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