Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Rhubarb is one of those things that I hated as a kid and discovered I liked as an adult. It is a perennial that has a fairly short season during April and May. In the Northwest US they can sometimes get a second harvest in the fall. The taste reminds me of tart apples with […]

Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love spring! I love watching the asparagus poke their purple heads up out of the earth. And then turn that beautiful bright, vibrant green. And then…I get to make this. This is a wonderful, flavorful recipe for asparagus. It’s lightly steamed so it’s crisp but tender. And the vinaigrette is lightly sweet and sour […]

Preserved Lemons ~ Make Your Own at Home

Preserved Lemons ~ Make Your Own at Home

Salt brined, fermented lemons are an amazing taste sensation. Salty, tart, lemony, and just slightly sweet, they are a great way to wake up your taste buds. Originally from the Mediterranean region where they have oodles of lemons to play with, some recipes call for various spices while others just use salt. I personally prefer […]

Soft & Chewy Baked Sourdough Pretzels

Soft & Chewy Baked Sourdough Pretzels

This is a great recipe to use up the cup of discarded starter from when you feed your sourdough. It’s a very easy recipe that does not call for boiling soda water. I like that very much because last time I made pretzels I found out that the bubbles that form on top of the boiling […]

DIY Quick & Easy Spring Tulip Wreath

DIY Quick & Easy Spring Tulip Wreath

Hello y’all! Welcome to Spring! I love all the seasons, but I definitely find that my apartment can be a little dreary sometimes without any decorations. My three roommates don’t seem to be interested in decorating much. So today, I figured I would make a spring wreath to kind of brighten the place up a […]