Appetizers & Snacks

Creamy Spinach & Cheese Pinwheels

Buttery, flaky, creamy, savory rounds of puff pastry, spinach, and cheese... That's what I've made for you this week, and…

2 months ago

Super-food Energy Balls

If you've spent much time at the grocery store recently, you might have noticed a sudden flood of so-called "healthy"…

2 months ago

Fermented Salsa

  You probably already know that eating fermented food is, as my Pop used to say, "good for your guts". …

4 months ago

Bacon Jalapeño Popper Dip

Several years ago, I decided that I would make bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers for a family gathering.  I thought they'd be…

5 months ago

Quick-pickled Red Onions

  Crunchy, sour, sweet, and spicy, I love pickles.  Basically, if you can pickle it, I’ll like it.  I must…

8 months ago

Savory Stuffed Mushrooms

  For years I hated mushrooms.  My young palette had not yet developed an appreciation for the little darlings and…

9 months ago

Sweet & Spicy Nut Mix

  Well, friends, summer is long gone, and party and holiday season is upon us.  Family gatherings, pot-luck parties, gift exchanges,…

12 months ago

Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

  For this week’s recipe, I decided I’d try something I’ve never attempted before and make some fresh apple butter.…

1 year ago

Cucumber Scallion Dip

  If you're looking for a creamy, yet fresh-tasting accompaniment for a party tray or just a quick snack, this…

1 year ago

Classic Hummus

  Hummus has been enjoyed in many parts of the world for centuries and with good reason.  The earliest recipe…

2 years ago

Crispy Taco Cups

  Every year, when the Super Bowl rolls around, I can't help but notice all the different attitudes toward the…

2 years ago

Baked Brie & Cranberry Bites

  The holiday season is here, once again homesteaders.  With all of the festive gatherings, and get-togethers, and mixers, and…

2 years ago