The Kitchen

  • 19 Years and a Squash Quiche

    Boone and I celebrated our 19th wedding ...

  • Apple Maple Jam

    One of my favorite jams is Apple Maple Jam ...

  • Bacon and Barbecue, part 1

    A few weeks ago, the time came to process ...

  • Bacon and Barbecue, part 2

    First up was the whole shoulder. I like ...

  • Bacon and Barbecue, part 3

    I enjoy curing and smoking bacon. It’s ...

  • Bacon and Barbecue, part 4

    The bacon has been cured and dried in the ...

  • Big Flaky Biscuits

    My dad made the best biscuits and I have ...

  • Black and Blue Jam with Homemade Labels

    I have been wanting to make some Black and ...

  • Buttermilk Bread

      I have been down and out for over ...

  • Chipmunks and Strawberries

    Summer is all about sunshine, being outside, ...

  • Christmas Day Collards

    Collards were a staple in our house growing ...

  • Homemade Greek Yogurt

    I remember when I was a little girl, my ...

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract

    I have made vanilla extract in the past ...

  • Mulberry Jelly

    If you have a mulberry tree count yourself ...

  • Notebook Recipe – Zippy Wing Sauce

    Back when I first moved out on my own I ...

  • Refrigerator Pickled Bell Peppers

    If you are a gardener like me, then you ...

  • Saving the Season

    Fruits are now going on sale at the grocer ...

  • Summer’s End

    Summer is winding down and the leaves have ...

  • Tailgating at the Cattle Show

    Our 10 year old grandson loves cattle (I ...

  • Zesty Pizza Sauce

    This is another tasty way to use up an abundance ...