Making Dandelion Jelly Pt 2

Making Dandelion Jelly Pt 2

Oh. My. Goodness... This dandelion jelly is absolutely positively DELICIOUS! It taste like sweet honey with a slight floral flavor. At first I was like nope this smells like grass and that weird dandelion smell that it can have when holding their stems to long...but I’m glad I went through with it and plucking the [...]

Making Dandelion Jelly

Making Dandelion Jelly

I have a dandy post today about dandelions. Morse specifically dandelion jelly. For years, I’ve been dying to make some dandelion jelly and now I finally can!! I went out into my lawn yesterday and picked the biggest brightest dandelions I could find. It was sweet to watch my son help pluck them and...other things [...]

Going Down Memory Lane-Making Homemade Pasta

Going Down Memory Lane-Making Homemade Pasta

Today I decided to make homemade pasta; something I haven’t done in a long time! My husband pulled out the pasta machine as I collected the ingredients. I thought of my grandmothers as they both loved to cook. My Mema used to make homemade pasta and short bread while my Italian Grandma cooks most things [...]

Exotic fruits you should try!

Exotic fruits you should try!

I grew up in a family that was Italian. My grandmother owned a restaurant and made all the food from scratch. Food is in my DNA. I love to try out new foods of all sorts especially fruit! You have your typical staple fruit: oranges,apples,bananas,strawberries, the berries and melons but what about those exotic fruits that [...]

How to make savory chicken salad

How to make savory chicken salad

I love chicken salad! It’s great on a cracker, lettuce, salad, or a sandwich. This is a savory blend that makes a great staple lunch in my household. Plus, it’s super easy to make too! Many people use grapes or raisins in their chicken salad but this recipe is for those who aren’t a big [...]

My favorite Guacamole recipe

My favorite Guacamole recipe

I love guacamole but sometimes I dislike the store brand. Either its heavy on a certain spice or another ingredient. I love making fresh guacamole too! Its perfect for chips to take a dip in and spread on bread for a sandwich. Also if you love spicy things, this recipe can be modified to become [...]

Banana bread gone wrong

Banana bread gone wrong

Two lovely bananas waiting on my banana holder just waiting to become something great. Oh just the potential they could have become yet they were left in my hands. They didn't know what had hit them. Everything was perfect till I put them in the oven. Who could blame me though? My husband who had [...]