Category: Recipes

Spicy Sweet Pickled Radish Recipe

Radishes are among the first veggies to be planted on the homestead, and usually one of the first to be harvested. I love their peppery flavor. I also love how easy they are to grow. I mean, it’s really hard to mess up radishes in the garden. They are like the entry level choice to

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Fresh Kale and Grilled Chicken Salad

I’ve been craving fresh vegetables. Longing for them, really. I swear I come out of winter with withdrawals for good, healthy food like spinach, carrots, radish and kale. It’s so satisfying to the soul (and to the stomach) to be able to prepare meals with food grown right from your own soil. Salads are a

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Bottom’s Up Chili Recipe

Good chili is the way to any man’s heart. But it’s got to be good. I’m talking about an explosion of taste that is virtually savored after each bite. The kind of taste that lingers for a little while in the soul, like an exceptionally moving story or piece of music. Am I being too

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Sweet Cinnamon & Raisin Bread

You know what goes well with cinnamon raisin bread? Coffee. That’s right. And butter. A big slab of it, melting down into every crack and cranny. Mmmmm… Cinnamon raisin bread is so good. But I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that. You already know. But out of the millions of recipes out there

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Hearty Whole Wheat Skillet Bread

I think bread can be beautiful. I am fascinated by the connection food has in our lives. How it connects us with the land, with each other, and how all of it makes us feel. It’s almost like there was design in this, like this was part of the plan. It’s almost as if food

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Killer Homemade Dry Rub Recipes

Honestly, growing peppers might be one of my favorite things about the garden. When I sit down over the winter to flip through my seed catalogs, peppers are usually the first I go through. Searching through the all the different varieties makes me feel like I did as a little kid standing at the penny

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Baked Chimichanga

Finding a reason to rally the family together around the dinner is a creative exercise. You know what I mean? Sure, you can frequently fall back to everybody’s favorite meals when in a pinch for time. We do this quite a bit actually. Pancakes, tacos and tater tot casserole are all staples in our house.

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Iron Skillet Nacho Pie

College football. It’s a big deal in our house. It’s the gateway to autumn. No pumpkin spiced lattes necessary. If you’re like me, when it’s game day you want something tasty but simple to make. Comfort food without too much indulgence. And if you’ve got friends over, you want something that satisfies every stomach and

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Southwestern Style Bread and Butter Pickles

  I used to think that canning pickles was next to impossible. But you know what? It ain’t no big thang! Seriously. Canning pickles is pretty easy. Once you break down the steps, set aside the initial fear of messing up, and just give it a try you’ll probably wonder why in the world you

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