This month Chantelle Elem at Fat Mum Slim changed up her normal Photo A Day prompts and assigned a letter to each day plus the numbers 1 through 5. You can take a picture of ANYTHING that symbolizes the prompt to you. As soon as I saw the list, I knew food was going to be the… Continue reading Photo A Day – Food Theme with recipes
When I bought my two grape plants they were labelled Thompson and Red Table. I swear the Red Table did not say anything about seeds! I never would have bought it and planted it and nurtured it so that this year it produced over 20 cups of grapes with annoying little seeds in them. All… Continue reading Red Grape Lavender Jelly
First you take the peanuts and you crunch 'em, you crunch 'em First you take the peanuts and you crunch 'em, you crunch 'em For your peanut, peanut butter and jelly Peanut, peanut butter and jelly Even though school starts tomorrow in our school district apparently my brain is still in summer camp mode, if… Continue reading Peanut, Peanut Butter and Jelly
We've had a bunch of things going on in our kitchen the past few weeks, nothing to write an entire blog about so we are going to have another mishmash entry. Easter: I made the best ham I have ever made this year. Not the best holiday ham I have ever had - that honor… Continue reading Another Hodgepodge
It is citrus season here in the southwestern U.S. Unfortunately I only have about 20 Satsuma tangerines this year, nothing on the two types of oranges, lemons, limes or tangelos this year. But, Ma'am's Lisbon lemon tree was just getting ripe when we were there so I came back with two full grocery bags. A dozen went to my mother-in-law and I made all of the above with the rest.
Ah summer time........ when gardens are bursting with fresh produce. Here in Southern California, vine fruits are in season. I'll offer some suggestions on other produce in future blogs, but today it is melons and grapes. All kinds of ripe melons are beginning to become available at low prices at the grocery store, which is… Continue reading Fruit of the vine