The Best of Bridge Home Preserving

Kiwi, Pineapple, and Orange Jam + a Review of Best of Bridge Home Preserving…

Best of Bridge Home Preserving: 120 Recipes for Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, Pickles and More Home canning provides year-round the pleasure of eating natural, delicious produce from the garden or local markets. Preserving food is modern, practical and actually quite simple especially when using tried and true recipes from Best of Bridge. As with all their… 

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Tortellini Vegetable Soup…

Even though the weather is getting warmer the nights are still cool.  That means it’s still perfect soup weather.  One of my favorite soups is vegetable.  I like mine with carrots, celery, onions, and potatoes.  Sometimes I add a little beef and other times I leave it vegetarian.  This time I decided to get crazy. … 

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Jalapeno Spiked Sweet and Spicy BBQ Sauce

Summer is in full swing and that means gardens are producing plenty of fresh produce.   We’ve been getting a lot of produce in our weekly CSA and my garden is starting to show signs of vegetables growing.   Since we live in a town where it’s cold until May, my garden often blooms and produces well… 

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Unstoppable (Nature of Grace #3)

After everything that has happened, Grace moves to the Everglades to live with her grandmother, Birdee, and hang out with old man Rex, Birdee’s “friend with benefits”. Grace quickly befriends Dylan, Rex’s nephew, and Dylan’s girlfriend, Sadie, who is a die-hard teen activist. Sadie spends her time leading protests against the roadside zoos that run… 

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30 Minute Meal! Pork Medallions with Mushroom Gravy

Pork Medallions with Mushroom Gravy

I’ve got another great weeknight meal for you!   I’ve managed to make 5 meals this week all under 30 minutes and each one had plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day.   This one starts with a Smithfield Herb and Garlic Pork Tenderloin which I purchased at my local Food Lion store. Smithfield has a… 

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Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies #OXOGoodCookies

I love baking cookies and this past weekend  baked a ton of them!   My little brother got married this weekend and I baked cookies for the reception.  As is tradition of a Pittsburgh wedding, all the family members and friends of the bride and groom bake cookies to go on a cookie table at the… 

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