Refried Beans by guest cook Deborah

So this has been quite a week around here, my father-in-law has been in the hospital (none covid related) for 10 days. Thankfully he is home now and doing fine but we have had several family members staying with us over the whole ordeal. I didn’t make anything “new” to share with you but we definitely made and ate well and currently my husband is … Continue reading Refried Beans by guest cook Deborah

Braised Leeks and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese

OK so maybe the title didn’t grab your attention but let me tell you these were melt in your mouth delicious. A few weeks ago I was going through a bunch of recipes and making my grocery list.  Sometimes this works out fabulously and sometimes not so much. I was a little to over ambitious with how many things I had wanted to make and … Continue reading Braised Leeks and Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese

Chow Chow relish – water bath canning

  While it may be the end of summer for some, I am not going down without a fight. My garden is still giving me lots of veggies; it even has finally snapped out of it and we have fresh garden tomatoes. I have made a ridiculous amount of kosher dill pickles. My zucchini plants did not do well this year, maybe a dozen in … Continue reading Chow Chow relish – water bath canning