Stir – A Review


Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home by Jessica Fechtor is the 1st book I was accepted to review for and I couldn’t think of a better book to start with. Stir will be released on … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

One of my least favorite things to do is to make dinner. It’s not that I don’t enjoy cooking. It’s that my husband can’t ever give me a straight answer about what he wants for dinner. I get a lot … Continue reading

Things I Learned from Alton Brown


I love making food, especially this time of year.  It’s a time when vacation gives me the opportunity to spend as much of the day as I want in the kitchen, and no one complains that I want to use … Continue reading

Fair Foods


It’s getting close to fair time again here.  That means it’s time for me to decide what types of foods I’m going to make for open class at the Gibson County Fair.  There hasn’t been a year that I’ve not … Continue reading

Country Wining and Dining

old-fashioned country kitchen

This week, I’m taking a look at Chapter 6 of Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life.  Chapter 6 is all about Country Wining and Dining.  Needless to say, I was super excited about this chapter because … Continue reading

Homemade Jellies

pour juice for jelly

I hope everyone out there had a great Christmas!  I certainly did.  I got tons of awesome things, but it’s not fair to get gifts and not give some in return.  My favorite gifts to give is home canned goods. … Continue reading

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup


In case you haven’t had a chance to see it, I have posted a recipe for chicken and gnocchi soup over in my recipe collection.  I made myself a batch today, and it was amazing! I did have to buy … Continue reading

Thrift Find!

candy book

I love stopping by the local thrift stores, antique malls, and flea markets.  I really enjoy the prospect of going into a place and finding that one thing (or 12) that I didn’t know I needed.  Yesterday, I stopped by … Continue reading

Wee Bit Week 5


It’s Wednesday already… and time for another installment of Wee Bit Wednesday!  Topics for today include: milking cows, alarm clocks and bad cooking. {one} have you ever milked a cow or a goat? It has been quite a while, but … Continue reading