• You are looking at a quart canning jar. Filled with chive blossoms and white wine vinegar. This will steep in the refrigerator for two weeks. The chive blossoms will give he vinegar an onion garlic flavor. Ready to be made into salad dressings, sauces or marinades.

    Chive Blossom White Wine Vinegar

    Chive Blossom White Wine Vinegar adds a whole new level of flavor to your foods.  The blossoms have a very mild onion and garlic taste to them. When steeped in a warmed white wine vinegar, you’ll get an amazing savory oniony infused condiment. What Are Chives Chive is a green vegetable that is closely related to the onion. The chive plant grows wild in Europe and Asia, and is cultivated in most parts of the United States. Here in the US, we consider it an herb and usually grow it in our herb gardens. The root is a small, egg-shaped bulb, from which grow long, thin, tube-like leaves. The plant…

  • You are looking a toasted pecans with real maple syrup. Made with my hand made syrup with cinnamon and a bit of sea salt.

    Toasted Pecans With Real Maple Syrup

    When maple sugaring season begins at my home, I love to start it off with toasted pecans using our own real maple syrup from the first batch of the year. If you love pecans and natural maple syrup, then you’re really going to love this recipe. It’s a combination of sweet and salty goodness with a little cinnamon added in. This recipe is so quick and easy, it will become a family favorite! These treats are very versatile and can be made anytime of the year for any occasion. You could even make up a batch or two and give it out for gifts. Who wouldn’t want to receive a…

  • You aree looking at a 20 pound turkey that was cooked in the Orion Cooker. It's crispy brown on the outside and tender on the inside. This is from my post, Happy Thanksgiving Smoked Turkey Day From Wisconsin.

    Happy Smoked Turkey Day From Wisconsin!

    Happy Smoked Turkey Day From Wisconsin! We do things a little differently than the traditional baked turkey. We love to smoke ours in the Orion Smoker. If you’ve never had smoked turkey before, then you’re missing out! It’s crispy on the outside, but tender, moist, and juicy on the inside. You may be asking, “what is an Orion”? An Orion Smoker is an outdoor stainless steel charcoal-fired convection oven. It uses three cooking methods at the same time: convection, steam, and smoke (optional). This cooking process is quick and the food turns out great. The Orion Cooker can cook a 20 pound turkey quickly ( about 2 1/2 hours) and…

  • You are looking at mom's zucchini bread cooled and ready for slicing. This yummy bread has pineapple, walnuts and raisins in it. It goes well with coffee or tea. This is from my post Mom's Zucchini Bread Recipe.

    Mom’s Zucchini Bread Recipe: Pineapple, Raisins

    I come from a family of gardeners, and one of my favorite foods we grow is zucchini. I have many fond memories of my mom’s zucchini bread recipe, with pineapple, raisins and nuts. It’s moist, tender, delicious and not to sweet! Even better when you slather lots of real butter on the slices, when they are still warm. In honors of my Mom’s Birthday this week, Happy Birthday Mom! I wanted to share with you all, one of her best recipes. I’ve tried many different versions of zucchini bread, but I always seem to come back to my mom’s. I love the added pineapple and raisins, it gives this yummy…

  • You are looking at the Instant Pot Ace Blender. Being cleaned with the clean program. The blender almost cleans it's self.

    Instant Pot Ace Blender: Review

    The Instant Pot Ace Blender was released last fall. In this review, I’ll share with you my unbiased opinion. Then you can decide if the Instant Pot Ace Blender is for you. First off the un-boxing, and your accessories. What comes with the Instant Pot Ave Blender Glass Pitcher Base Lid Food Tamper 150mL/5 oz Measuring cup Cleaning Brush Strainer Bag User Manual The Ace has a heavy duty glass pitcher with 8 stainless steel blades. With a concealed Heating Element and Position Indicator for lining up the pitcher to the base. The Lid comes with a clear Lid Cap as well as a silicone seal. There’s also a safety…