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Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Our garden has been producing some beautiful vegetables this summer. It has been so much fun to watch them grow and eat fresh produce from our own backyard! I wanted to share with you my first canning experience as we begin to harvest some cucumbers from our garden. I asked my mother-in-law, Cindy, to show me the … Continue reading

How To: Make & Freeze Caramelized Onions

How To: Make & Freeze Caramelized Onions

I absolutely love caramelized onions! They add so much flavor to my recipes! However, I hate how long it takes and how much it stinks up my house! Of course, it smells good… for a while, but I don’t want to smell onions several hours after dinner! To avoid this long and smelly process in the future I … Continue reading

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Chowder

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Chowder

As things begin to thaw out around here I can’t help but be ready for spring! I have already begun some new projects around the house since I have been stuck inside anyway. Spring cleaning is already in full swing along with a complete list of home improvements for 2013. This weekend Dan and I continued to paint away … Continue reading