Homemade Soft Pretzels

Pretzels are fun to make. They take a little time, but they taste delicious!

Eggnog Waffles

Leftover eggnog can transform Sunday brunch into a delicious treat!

Apple Bundt Cake

It seems like this year was a bumper apple crop for most. If you are looking for a delicious way to use up a few extra apples, try this Bundt cake recipe.

Chocolate Beet Cake

No one will ever suspect that this cake has a "secret ingredient"!

Perfect Fried Chicken

A local restaurant's recipe from the Depression created the best fried chicken anywhere.

Harvest Is Beginning

It is that time of year again when my garden is bursting with zucchini. I turn my back for a moment and the zucchini have doubled in size.

Easy Canned Rhubarb Jam

If you or one of your neighbors has extra rhubarb this year, give this recipe a try. It’s easy and delicious!

Homemade Flour Tortillas

When ready to make tortillas, heat cast iron griddle or pan to medium/medium-high heat.

Peaches, Si! Tortillas, No!

I am going to share with you an unusual salad that is right in season and absolutely delicious.

Marshmallows For Your Cocoa

Did you know that homemade marshmallows are really easy? They're also super-yummy, you can make them different flavors, and they melt like magic in your hot cocoa. Perfect for the holidays!

Danish Butter Cookies

Here's an authentic recipe for buttery cookies using the addition of almond flour.

Baking Homemade Rolls for the Holidays

When our family gets together, I am always asked to make our mom’s homemade rolls. These rolls are so easy and so delicious, especially hot out of the oven. Now that I am sharing our family recipe, you have no excuse not to make them yourself.

Apples: The Jewels of Fall

A blog about my memories of apples from childhood, about the struggle to keep more variety options and a recipe for Chunky Apple Cake.

Raspberry Riches My Way

As a chef and farmer, my days are full of work, and yet I always stop and make time to enjoy seasonal produce as it comes to market. I have such a fondness for anything raspberry - my love for this fruit goes a long way back.

Pimento Dip: The Caviar of the South

This blog is about handling “suprise” guests on your farm - something new to a city girl. It gives you a quick, simple and traditional recipe to have on hand for unexpected guests.

Country Life Ups and Downs

Like all occupations, farming has its challenges. For that matter, so does life. In the midst of our busy days, we need to notice those good moments.

It's Blueberry Time on the Farm

This post is about blueberry picking at my local pick-your-own farm. It includes a quick and easy blueberry bread recipe.

Aunt LuVerne's Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

The author, worn out from an extraordinarily busy week at the ranch, offers an easy chicken recipe. Great for when you're worn out or know you are going to be.

Rabbit Pot Pie

Making the classic pot pie with rabbit meat.

Beautiful Biscotti

Biscotti is a delicate, crisp Italian cookie that's filled with nutty goodness. My recipe has been tweaked a bit to make it even healthier. And there are lots of suggested "tweaks" you can try out as well!

Curious Comfort

A paragraph or two on what different people consider comfort foods.

Cucumbers and Memories

A trip to the garden to grab some cucumbers for a delicious down-home salad sends me on a trip down memory lane. Do you remember this recipe from your grandmother's kitchen table?

A Dinner Party and a Hunting Knife or Two

At first glance a dinner party and hunting knife don't seem to go together but then you probably don't know Ethan Becker or his mother or grandmother.