Kale Walnut Pesto

One thing that enjoys a cool summer is kale. Man, do we have kale! Usually, we have a lot of kale early in the summer, and then again in the fall, but this summer the spring kale never tried to go to seed, so it is still going strong ....more

Tasty Bite makes a tasty meal!

This post brought to you by Tasty Bite. All opinions are 100% mine. Now, you know me, right? ...more

Homemade Corn Tortillas

You might wonder why I would be posting a recipe for Homemade Corn Tortillas in the first place. There is nothing new about this recipe – it’s the same recipe that many people have enjoyed, probably for centuries. It’s a method of long standing because it works so well ....more

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

Do Moms still do this? Bake a batch of cookies while the kids are at school so that the house smells amazing when they walk through the door? Our weather seems to be making an early turn toward fall, which has me thinking about those first days of school every year, both from my own childhood, as well as the girls’ ....more

Creamy Vegan Zucchini Dill Soup

We are still on a zucchini kick around here. Nothing wrong with that as far as I can see. It’s a good year for squash, with plenty of rain and nice sunny days in between ....more

Blueberry Margarita

Alright, so it’s Monday. I have to admit to finding Mondays not-so-terrible myself. It would be downright churlish of me to complain about the start of a new week of doing something I love ....more

Lemon Garlic Zucchini

Do you know what special event we are celebrating today? I bet you don’t… It is “Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night”. Woohoo! ...more

Blueberry Cheesecake Mousse

Sometimes, I have grand plans for a new recipe, and it all falls apart somewhere, leaving me wondering why I ever thought that was going to work in the first place. That happened with a quick bread a few weeks ago, that morphed into a cake, that ultimately ended up being a completely failure. Then we have recipes like this one ....more

Buttermilk Siracha Chicken Burgers

There is something about summertime that makes me feel compelled to grill up some kind of meat and slap it on a bun, surrounded by some fresh garden veggies. It is kind of irresistible to me. You see – we can only grill in the summer ....more

Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Feta

Oh when the cucumbers come marching in… Hey – don’t laugh – that is my favorite song! I wait all year for the garden to begin filling with cucumbers and when it does, I am ready with a ton of fresh ideas for how to enjoy them. I’ve been dreaming about this salad since about February! ...more