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Monthly Archives: June 2014

It’s no secret that we enjoy pizza immensely at my humble abode.  What makes for a delicious pizza – depends on who you ask.  I have a child that is not a fan of most tomato based sauces, and there is an ongoing list of other such  special requests from each member of my dear family. Which makes it difficult…

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One of the things I most look forward to in the summer months is all the smoked meats & veggies my husband makes (smoked corn on the cob is out of this world!  If you don’t believe me give it a try – then let’s talk).  When enjoying some delicious smoky meats one needs to have a yummy BBQ sauce…

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Well,  I just about love anything in which I can toss in handfuls of fresh herbs.  So pesto is mighty awesome in my book.  Traditional pesto has pine nuts, basil, garlic, parmesan cheese and olive oil…..for me traditional can be somewhat overrated.  Therefore, I like to mix it up a bit – to use ingredients I love, or any excess…

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  It’s almost summer! When the weather gets warm, I tend to like to keep things in the food department fresh, light and simple.  That way, I have more time and energy to enjoy outdoor activities. I may or may not be guilty of spending a lazy afternoon in our pool and lounging about outside yesterday. 😉 This recipe I…

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I have never had much success with plants, unless something can make a noise to remind me of it’s presence I tend to forget about it.  Don’t get me wrong, I love horticulture – and I have great fun rattling off plant names, flowers, etc as I see them (once upon a time I even took a floral design class,…

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