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Homemade strawberry watermelon freezies

Homemade strawberry watermelon freezies

Freezies were a summertime staple of my childhood. They were less messy than popsicles but with the same sweet and cold taste. It was the perfect treat on a hot afternoon spent playing in the sun. We have been living in a heat wave for […]

Cheesy baked asparagus arancini

Cheesy baked asparagus arancini

Feeding a toddler can be a challenge. One minute, they love something, the next they are throwing it on the floor. Luckily we have dogs and chickens who can chow down on what little miss suddenly decides she doesn’t like. Today, it was strawberries. Something […]

Loaded vegetable chowder

Loaded vegetable chowder

I have to admit, I was nervous about this loaded vegetable chowder at first. I mean, it is loaded with vegetables after all. It’s even in the name. I’ve never been a big fan of broccoli. I wouldn’t touch it as a kid, unless it […]

It’s been a long time

It’s been a long time

The crickets can have a rest. It’s time I revitalize this page. I mean, it has only been two years, and then some. What can I say? Life got in the way. Well, at first it was a broken laptop (which we’ve only just now […]

Homemade Italian Soup

Homemade Italian Soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of my mother’s homemade Italian soup to warm you up from the inside out on a cold April day. Yes, you read that right. It’s April and it has been snowing for days (at least it seems that way). Why […]