Seasonal Fun For The Whole Family This Fallfeatured

Fall Festivities Fall is a great time for families everywhere.  The weather is turning cooler which means more time inside spent together!  I know I sure hustle inside when I’m out at night here in the mountains.  Lately, I’ve even been wearing my winter coat!  Whether you’re inside or outside to enjoy the season, there Read more


Why You Need To Dehydrate Excess Greensfeatured

Leafy Greens Greens are one of the most versatile things you can get from your garden or farm.  They can make salads, chips , quiche, wraps, sautees, or you can even throw them in smoothies.  But, what do you do when you have too many leafy greens to handle?  Dehydrate! Dehydrating Food I’ve dehydrated a few Read more


Healing Better With An Herbal Remedy Cabinetfeatured

Herbal Remedies Humans have been using herbs for healing purposes about as long as they’ve used them for flavor in cooking.  Herbal remedies are part of folklore in just about every culture.  You may remember your grandmother telling you to have a peppermint after eating to ease digestion.  Or maybe someone suggested you try a Read more


Milling Food For Your Amazing Winter Pantryfeatured

Milling Food Last week I talked about how I was canning food for winter.  I mentioned milling it in a food mill rather than using a sieve.  Let me tell you, it is a game-changer!  It’s like when I got my salad spinner all over again!  But even better!  When we used the sieve for Read more


Winter Is Coming. Stock Up Your Pantry!featured

Stocking Up Harvest season is in full swing here in the mountains!  I just stopped by the farmer’s market today and they are overflowing with squash, tomatoes and corn.  So many delicious vegetables falling out of every basket!  The past few weeks I’ve been hunting down a few things with a plan in mind.  It’s Read more


Garlic Green Beans On The Side, Please!featured

Green Beans This year at the farm has been great for certain crops.  One of those is green beans.  A couple of weeks ago I went out bean picking with Karl and another volunteer.  We picked beans for around 2 hours and still there were more ripe on the bush!  A week later, they came Read more


Fill Up With Warm Delicious Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookiesfeatured

Warm Delicious Cookies Out here in the Rockies, weather has turned cold.  Really cold.  Today, I had to wear pants and a sweater and I still found myself needing hot tea to keep warm.  So, what’s one of the best ways to warm up on a dreary, grey day?  Oatmeal cookies!! Oatmeal Cookies I’ve been Read more


Late Summer Gardening In The Rocky Mountainsfeatured

Mountain Gardens I’ve come to realize that the seasons up in the mountains run a little differently than they did back East.  My little seeds were planted back in March for this garden and some of them are coming up like weeds!  But, they’re definitely producing at a different rate than the same kinds of Read more


Eggplant Parmesan A Perfect Summer Eveningfeatured

Eggplant Is your kitchen overflowing with summer produce yet?  Mine is getting there!  It’s the time of year with zucchini and eggplant galore over here in the mountains.  So, I’ve decided to try some new things with them rather than stick with an old favorite. Recently, MMR and I decided to adapt our kitchen routine. Read more


How To Spiralize Your Zucchini For Zoodlesfeatured

Zucchini It’s that time of summer already!  Remember oodles and oodles of zucchini?  Have you found one the size of your forearm yet?  I’ve seen some!  Anyone with zucchini on the vine knows the struggle to use it all up.  It’s green, and delicious and so so good for you!  Don’t let it go to Read more