This time of year there is always an abundance of zucchini, and this is one of my favorite ways to cook it. If you want to make it vegetarian it is easy to leave out the bacon and saute the zucchini in olive oil instead. I wouldn’t say the kids love this meal, but they […]
I won a contest last week on MommyMandy from Hungry Jack. I entered because the prize included 20 coupons for free syrup, and my kids go through pancake syrup fast. But it also came with a smiley face griddle, and my kids love it. Given their ages (17, 14, and 11) I figured it was […]
This is a great summer recipe for the grilling. My kids enjoy anything cooked on a stick!
We picked strawberries this week and ended up with 22 quarts. We froze most of them, but we also made Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake, using this recipe. I used real whipped cream instead of cool whip, which made it not look as nice, but I prefer the taste of real whipped cream. I also get my […]
This is a simple stir fry. It is easy to vary the veggies or the meat based on your family’s preferences, but this is one of my family’s favorite. I’ve found the two things that make my stir fries turn out better are pre-heating the pan and only adding one ingredient at a time so […]
Every year at Easter the children and I enjoy dyeing Easter eggs with natural dyes. We started doing this years ago, when my oldest was enrolled in a Waldorf enrichment program. When they told us to use natural materials to dye the eggs I thought it was kind of silly, after all food coloring is […]