canning · gardening · Homestead · Recipes

Tomato Time

I want to take a minute to share some advice I received from my grandpa years ago.  If you grow tomatoes, this is something you should look into.  Tomato suckers are something I hunt down as my plants start to grow.  The suckers grow at the center space where a branch on a tomato plant…… Continue reading Tomato Time

Dinner · Homestead · Recipes

Pretzel Burger Buns

Have you ever tried a burger with a pretzel bun?   This is going to make some of the best sandwiches! I used this recipe from Lady Behind the Curtain blog.  It was time consuming, but it really wasn’t very difficult and was totally worth the time! I will be making these again!  We devoured…… Continue reading Pretzel Burger Buns

Dinner · Recipes

Middle Eastern Cuisine Night

I cooked with lamb for the first time last night.  I’ve always loved the Kabob & Kefta dish from Shahrazad Restaurant back in Milwaukee, WI. I haven’t had that dish for many years and I never considered I could create a similar kabob at home.  This dish turned out awfully close to what I…… Continue reading Middle Eastern Cuisine Night

breakfast · canning · healthy · Homestead · Recipes · Uncategorized · weight watchers


Tonight, I started a new adventure. I am working my way through The America’s Test Kitchen DIY Cookbook! One kitchen project at a time… Based on my brief read through this book, I highly recommend it!  However, based on tonights project, I emphatically implore you to get your own copy.  You will thank me.  Plus it…… Continue reading THE ADVENTURE BEGINS…