Browse By

Tag Archives: summer

Simple Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait

I absolutely love strawberry cheesecake! Well, I do now, when I was younger I wouldn’t even try the cheesecake. Cheese and cake didn’t sound like they belonged together. I decided the time had come to be more adventurous and taste a bite, haha, I was

Freezing Fresh Basil ~ Whole Leaf

(Updated post) My garden is overflowing with fresh basil. I love freezing the excess so we can enjoy our homegrown herbs in the cold months too. It’s easy to do. Today I am sharing 1 way to preserve your fresh basil in your freezer. For

Slow Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Do you have cherry tomato plants in your garden this year? I plant at least one or two cherry tomato plants every year. Right now I get a large bowlful every  day. We really enjoy eating them.  When I’m out working in the garden I eat them as a

Simple Roasted Corn Salsa

This recipe is so simple to make and full of fresh summer vegetables. Roasted corn salsa is extra sweet because the corn is roasted which makes the corn taste sweeter. You’ll need: 3 ears roasted corn on the cob or 2 1/2 cups corn (cut

Roasted Potato Salad with Bacon

I make potato salad at almost every cookout or family gathering we have. I thought I would try something different and make a roasted potato salad with bacon. Who doesn’t love bacon?   It made a delicious difference in the taste. Tasted a bit like a baked

Vitamin Water You Make at Home

A couple days ago Amazon was offering one of those fabulous free e-books that I love so much. This one was for Vitamin Water. ( As of this posting it is still free, if it’s not $.99 isn’t a bad price). It gave great combinations

Cucumber and Onion Salad

Spent the day playing outside with the grand kids. The weather was beautiful. Katie was doing some work in the garden. Tyler… well he likes to play with his trucks.   It’s nice to be able to work out in the garden with the kids. Katie

No Thumbnail

Summer Salad

I was so excited when I came home from vacation to see my cucumbers and tomatoes ripening. One of the first things I did was to pick them to make a cold summer salad. That evening I sliced and diced the vegetables and whisked up