Avocado, Bacon and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

March is the month when I really get over winter – like completely over it. I am ok with winter in November, December, January and even February. It’s supposed to be cold and snowy, and I don’t mind staying in and making big pots of stew ....more

Pumpkin Yogurt Crunch Cake

Things have been really busy around here so far this year. Lots of visits with kids and grandkids, with more to come, lots of poring over seed catalogs and gardening books, and lots of cooking. Lately I have not felt that a lot of the recipes I’ve worked on have been blog-worthy ....more

Sweet and Smokey Braised Cabbage

We are probably peasants at heart. I think only peasants like cabbage as much as we do. I’m okay with that though ....more

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

You may not think that the world needs another chocolate chip cookie recipe. But, with the year we have had, I have to disagree. We’ve needed all the tasty, melty, creamy chocolate chunks surrounded by caramelly, chewy cookies that we could get ....more

Bowtie Pasta with Roasted Broccoli

I do love the holidays, and all that it takes to get ready to share special times with our family and friends. But – it can get really hectic sometimes. And for a lot of people, add in stuff like kids to take care of, a full time job and other obligations – it’s easy to see why so many people just put their heads down and wish for January to get here ....more

Longfield Gardens Amaryllis for Christmas

Plus a Fantastic Giveaway and Coupon Code! My Mom would the first one to tell you that the family green thumb skipped over her entirely. Her family comes from a pretty long line of farmers and devoted gardeners ....more

Pumpkin Beer Bread

One of the nice things about doing a local Farmer’s market this past summer, was getting to know the other growers, entrepreneurs, and makers in our area. They are, without exception, people who work hard, and take a lot of pride in the products that they produce. We are, as you know if you read here very often, big believers in sourcing food as locally as possible, whenever possible ....more

Homemade Greek Yogurt

I love yogurt, especially Greek yogurt. Thick, creamy, rich – yum. And, it’s really good for your tummy ....more

Butternut Sausage Soup

Looking back over the recipes on my blog by the month, this time of year, everything seems to be orange. And I am okay with that! Pumpkins are orange, winter squash is orange, even oranges are orange ....more

Essential Oil Facial Scrub

It will surprise no one who knows me that I have begun to develop Essential Oils recipes. I just can’t help myself. No matter what we are talking about, I never stop thinking about better ways to do things ....more
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