Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles & 13 Delicious Pickle Recipes

These Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles are a family favorite. Every year, it seems like we have far too many cucumbers to eat in salads. While we snack on cucumbers too, I always look forward to making pickled cucumbers. Everyone has a favorite type of pickle recipe but these sweet pickles are loved by just about […]

20 Quick Picnic Recipes Because It’s a Beautiful Day for a Picnic

These quick picnic recipes are perfect for our next picnic! Beautiful weather has returned to Vermont. It’s a gorgeous sunny day with blue sky and fluffy white clouds. There’s a very gentle breeze and temps are right around 68F. Humidity is practically non-existent. Summer is here, and I want to celebrate! This post contains affiliate links, and […]

50+ Homemade Salsa Recipes to Try This Summer

Salsa, for the most part, is a much healthier “dip” than mayonnaise or sour cream based dips. As much as I love to dip things, you can really add on the fat and calories when you do. Lately, I’ve been using salsa as a dip instead so I wanted to share a variety of homemade […]

How to Make Mozzarella Sticks with Less Oil

I have been trying to figure out how to make mozzarella sticks with less oil after trying the traditional version at a restaurant with my husband. As decadent and amazing as deep fried mozzarella sticks are, the amount of oil used to make them is just too much for me to handle. It’s one of […]

Wild Gochujang Wings & Fiery Mayo Corn

We have a few parties we are attending during the month of September, and I’ve been trying to come up with something different to bring that was relatively easy to make in bulk. Having six adults in the house means that we go through a fair amount of food. So, I wanted to be sure […]

How to Make Pickled Beets With Honey

Have you ever made pickled beets with honey? I know that most recipes use sugar, but I did a bit of experimenting and came up with a recipe that uses honey instead of sugar. The taste is fairly similar and it’s just as easy to make. I’ve been working on purchasing more things that are […]

How to Make Easy Pickled Asparagus

This easy pickled asparagus recipe is a great way to welcome spring. I love asparagus and since my parents have some growing in their yard, I always seem to have a bit extra to use up. Most of the asparagus recipes I find have added breadcrumbs or cheese, and I was looking for something a […]

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Made With Honey

You have got to try this easy homemade cranberry sauce made with honey! As long as I can remember, cranberry sauce meant that purple stuff that slides out of the can in one big piece. If you’re used to buying this from the grocery store for your Thanksgiving dinner, you should know that the ingredients […]

What Mom Never Told You About Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia is sweet magic stuff that was eaten by the gods! No, it is! Historically, ambrosia was the sweet stuff that Greek gods ate to stay powerful and immortal. Without it, they became weak and human-like. When most of us think about ambrosia, we think about Ambrosia Salad. But, here’s something you probably didn’t know. […]

Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This post has been sponsored. I love mashed potatoes, but I tend to choose sweet potatoes over traditional potatoes. Overall, sweet potatoes tend to be lower in calories and carbohydrates than traditional potatoes. They also tend to be higher in fiber than white or red potatoes. Sweet potatoes are also loaded with Vitamin A which […]