Dehydrating Pineapple

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I don’t often see pineapples go on sale at our local grocery store. Sometimes I’ll locate them as loss leaders but finding them at $0.75 a piece is unheard of! Therefore, when I saw that two pineapples were tagged with […]

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Seasonal Snack: Apple Slices

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Any time I’m (Litsa) at our local grocery store, apples are always on sale! Thus, I’m always looking for easy apple snacks and recipes to enjoy the one seasonal fruit that always greets me and follows me back to my […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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Tis the season for all things PUMPKIN & if you’re like me you like to try as many recipes as you can find the time to cook or bake. Be sure to put this recipe on the list—its thick—New York […]

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Dehydrating Bananas

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A friend has recently started dehydrating fruit and vegetables for her daughter’s new paleo diet. As we gathered to visit and craft, nuts and dried fruit were always a part of our gatherings. Therefore, she shared her dehydrator with me […]

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Freezing a Medley of Greens

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Kale, Turnip Greens, and German Greens are all growing in my mother-in-law’s garden (Litsa) this season. There’s acres full of green goodness. When we picked the first time, the greens were dirty with dirt but this week they glistened like […]

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Spice Spotlight: Turmeric

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If you’ve ever seen fresh turmeric, you may have noticed that is a rhizome, like ginger—though it’s smaller about the size of a baby finger, with a tawny skin and a bright orange, crisp interior. Most often though, we’ll find […]

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Greek Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Who doesn’t love a good burger!!! This “turkey” burger is literally stuffed with great ingredients that ooze great flavor making it a hit in my book and my belly! YUM! To make all of your patties a uniform size and […]

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Try Something New: Halloumi

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I (Litsa) first tried Halloumi when I visited the island of Cyprus over ten years ago. I was reminded of this briny goat and sheep milk cheese when it was served golden and crispy at dinner tables on my third […]

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