Appetizers & Snacks

Savory Snack Mix

“Woo-hoo! Float trip!!”  If you know what a float trip is, you know why I’m so looking forward to this…

4 weeks ago

Fresh Bruschetta

Last year, a friend of mine planted too many tomatoes and ended up canning over 30 quarts.  Her small family…

1 month ago

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

So, who doesn't love snacks?  Savory to sweet, crunchy to creamy—we humans love finding new, fun, delicious ways to occupy…

2 months ago

Crispy Kale Chips

Kale, kale, kale, kale... what's the big deal, anyway?  Well, as it turns out, kale has a ton of stuff…

2 months 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…

8 months ago

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…

10 months ago

Superfood Energy Balls

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

11 months ago

Fermented Salsa

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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Savory Stuffed Mushrooms

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

1 year 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,…

2 years ago