Need to escape the chill of winter? Warm up your days with these tasty winter dishes!

Let the holidays begin!

Find some great recipes for Christmas and New Year!

What’s in season

Try one of these tasty recipe ideas using oranges.

Cookies

Here are great cookies ideas to help make the holidays extra sweet and special!

Lemons

If there’s one fruit you should always have on hand, it’s lemons. From their zest to their juice, they enhance so many recipes and make everything a little brighter!

Potato Latkes

Celebrate Hanukkah (December 18-26) with a traditional classic! These crispy potato pancakes are a welcome dish all year.

Slow cooker (crock pot)

Slow cooking allows flavors to steep and blend together. It circulates heat and liquid so food stays moist.

Breakfast

Whether it’s a special occasion, or just the weekend, one of these breakfast ideas will be the best part of waking up!

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Snapshots from life

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Pear tree

I have had this one pear tree on the side of my garden for about 10-12 years. We usually shared the pears with the animals and bees because of the skin of pears, it had black spots, sometimes super dry skin, the fruits are small, so totally not good looking pears—totally different then my other pear tree. But animals...
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Tomato juice

Tomato juice, using the last tomatoes from the garden Tomato juice, around 8-10l, pour in the big pot, add salt, to your taste, around 1/4 cup or less, sugar 2/4 cup, bay leaves, black peppercorns, 1tsp, 6 garlic cloves, smashed. Boil for 15 min, pour to the clean jars. (more…)...
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Colorful corn and corn smut

Colorful corn and corn smut, also known as Mexican truffle, cuitlacoche. We tried it at Tepoztlan, when we had our cooking classes there, it was tasty! The unique, earthy taste has been part of local cuisine since Aztec times. They would use the corn and the attached fungus in tamales and stews. Huitlacoche has a very pungent earthy, sweet...
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