Blueberry Poptarts

Summer isn’t complete without blueberries. And since I had some homemade blueberry pie filling in my freezer from last year, which I needed to use up before I pick and freeze more blueberries, I decided to make poptarts tonight. When I removed them from the oven I was ecstatic to find that they hadn’t exploded […]

Homemade Sourdough

Recently, (well more than recently actually) I started baking my own bread. I got tired of buying grocery store loaves with their long list of ingredients and preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. So. I began perfecting the art of homemade goodness and believe me, there’s nothing like a freshly baked slice of warm bread, dripping with […]


I must confess. I love pickles. I used to hate them, and it was an irrational hate because I hadn’t even given them a fair chance by trying them. On the other hand I love cucumbers, always have. I eat them, and I hungrily gaze at them as they lounge on their vines, and cucumbers, […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Chocolate+peanut butter=sMOOth! To make: 3 bananas 2 serving spoons of All Natural creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup Hershey’s cocoa 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla milk – enough to make 5 cups 10 ice cubes Peel and cut bananas into blender. Spoon in peanut butter. Add the cocoa, sugar, vanilla, milk and 5 ice cubes. […]

Sauteed Zucchini

Our garden is overflowing with zucchini plants. See, we planted 2 from seed and then later on more little zucchinis sprouted, and we realized – oh, that’s where we spread the compost. So we have “recycled” zucchinis. And it’s getting to be quite the jungle out there. The biggest fruits I feed to my bovines, […]

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

For not having any flour, these cookies sure turned out deliciously amazing – although I must admit I was skeptical the first time I whipped ’em up. No flour? Hmmm… But my skepticism vanished as I removed cookie after tempting cookie off the hot baking sheet. Two, or perhaps three, of these cookies with a big glass of cold milk can […]