Campfire Style (Organic) Homemade Marshmallows

It’s campfire season.  What’s more fun than Campfire Style Organic Homemade Marshmallows! Step by step directions for this tasty summer candy!

It’s campfire season.  What’s more fun than Campfire Style Organic Homemade Marshmallows! Step by step directions for this tasty summer candy!

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It’s gotten easier to eat organic than when I first published this recipe in 2013.  But there are always exceptions. And one thing that’s still hard to find is organic marshmallows.  But even if you don’t go organic, homemade marshmallows are tasty, fun and perfect for summer!

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Kentucky Mule

Based on the Moscow Mule, the Kentucky Mule blends Bourbon, lime juice and ginger for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail.  Based on the Moscow Mule, the Kentucky Mule blends Bourbon, lime juice and ginger for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail. 

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What tastes better on a hot summer evening than a frosty drink on the patio! With a big flavor punch from ginger beer, the Kentucky Mule is tasty and refreshing, especially as the temperature climbs!  Read more


Asparagus Caprese Salad

Simple, elegant, & tasty Asparagus Caprese Salad combines asparagus, fresh mozzarella, tomato & basil for a yummy 5-ingredient vegetable side!
Simple, elegant, & tasty Asparagus Caprese Salad combines asparagus, fresh mozzarella, tomato & basil for a yummy 5-ingredient vegetable side!

I love seasonal eating any time of the year.  But it’s extra special in late spring when the asparagus and rhubarb start to arrive! After a long cold winter, what could be more exciting!  

So I decided to try making an Asparagus Caprese Salad to celebrate! I mentioned this to my youngest (aka my “picky”) daughter and  she was uncharacteristically excited. I chalked this up to the dish being vegetarian!  Read more


Honey Wheat Bread with Optional Sourdough Discard

Honey Wheat Bread with Optional Sourdough Discard produces a slightly sweet, wheat-y loaf. Great as a side, for toast or sandwich bread.  Honey Wheat Bread with Optional Sourdough Discard produces a slightly sweet, wheat-y loaf. Great as a side, for toast or sandwich bread. 

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Sourdough is big. And although I admire bakers who regularly create perfectly folded and turned loaves, I have yet to master this.

Yes, I am a second kind of sourdough baker. The type that uses sourdough discard with the addition of yeast to make yummy baked goods. This way you get some of the sourdough flavor… but with no more effort than ordinary breads or baked goods.

But even if you don’t have a starter you can still enjoy this tasty honey wheat bread since a substitution is included. Read more


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