The Homemade Ketchup Recipe You’ve Been Waiting For!

They say that good things come to those who wait and this homemade ketchup recipe is no different. We're not a huge ketchup loving family, but there are simply some foods, like your favorite meatloaf recipe or your favorite cheeseburger recipes that require ketchup. I'm not a big … [Read more...]

Easy Fruit and Yogurt Bites Recipe

I work at a desk all day which means that most of the time I have a snack in front of me. It also means that if I'm not careful with what I'm snacking on, I could balloon to a much higher weight than I currently am so I have to watch to make sure that I'm only snacking on healthy … [Read more...]

Simple and Easy Homemade Ricotta Cheese

We make a lot of lasagna or lasagna related dishes here at our house. It's one of our favorite meals of course so we're almost always looking for some variation of it. With pasta, without pasta, it doesn't really matter much to us. As a result, we use ricotta cheese almost every … [Read more...]

Simple Homemade Pasta Sauce with Meat

As I said in the how to can tomatoes post that I did not too long ago, we go through a truly insane amount of tomatoes in our house. I try not to buy too much from a jar or can, but that means that I have to make everything we use homemade. That doesn't bother me much though … [Read more...]

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Casserole

It's no secret around here that I adore bacon. Honestly I'm good to eat it anytime of the day, but the family? Not so much. They prefer it at breakfast. They're heathens I tell you. Heathens! Not really, but if I want bacon, I have to come up with tasty goodies that are good for … [Read more...]

Canning Basics – How to Can Green Beans

If you're just learning canning and preserving, it can be overwhelming to say the least.  It's always better to start with something that may be easier than a harder, more complicated canning recipe and it doesn't get much easier than home canned green beans. Canning green beans … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Strips Recipe – So Easy and Tasty!

Some of you might remember a couple of years ago when I scored a great deal on Edgar the Super Chicken (yes, I name my chickens...don't you?!!). Edgar's post, pics and even good ol' Edgar himself are long gone (some due to loss of content from a server move, some due to...well we … [Read more...]