Canned Pickled Spicy Asparagus

Canned Pickled Spicy Asparagus

My mother in law and her husband were here for a quick visit this weekend. Earlier this summer, I talked to her about teaching me to can her very delicious spicy asparagus so she brought her equipment and recipe...

Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

It’s been hot around here lately and my kids have been wanting frozen treats so I decided to make some healthier ones for them. I had them pick out what flavor yogurt they wanted – my daughter chose vanilla...

Basil-Garlic Rubbed Pork Chops

Basil-Garlic Rubbed Pork Chops

I saw this recipe on the Food Network and decided to give it a try. I blended together the marinade then let the chops sit in it for about an hour before cooking them in my grill pan. They...

Baked Mediterranean Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes, Olives, Capers, and Garlic

Baked Mediterranean Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes, Olives, Capers, and Garlic

My family has been on a Greek food kick lately. We all love the tangy and fresh flavors so I have been making more meals using them. I had some chicken breasts to use up and went in search...

Billy Chinook Pics

A perfect ending to a great summer!

We spent the last five days in the Cove Palisades State Park camping and playing on Lake Billy Chinook. We haven’t explored much of Central Oregon and we had an absolute blast finally spending time there. We played on...

Mediterranean Green Beans

Mediterranean Green Beans

I made a Greek flavored chicken dish last night so I went in search of a recipe to pair with it. I had some freshly picked green beans, shallot, and garlic grown by my friend Currié so I was...

Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Slices Topped with Coconut

Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Slices Topped with Coconut

Need I say more? The title alone makes me drool. These fun and tasty treats were fun to make this afternoon with my kids. It was 100 degrees outside so we stayed inside and made these delicious bite sized...

Linguine with Clams, Chicken Basil Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale

Linguine with Clams, Chicken Basil Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale

My daughter requested clams for dinner but when I went to the store, they only had 1 1/2 lbs left. I decided to grab the remaining clams and use them in one of my favorite pasta dishes. This recipe...

Coconut Peach Muffins

Coconut Peach Muffins

I had fresh peaches in the fruit bowl and I was in the mood to bake some muffins. I was going to make simple peach muffins but then decided to give them a coconut twist by using coconut Greek...

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

I made a vegetarian version of my favorite Fried Rice recipe to pair with the Asian Glazed Baby Back Ribs and the Spicy Zucchini and Squash Spears I served for dinner. The whole meal was a hit but my husband, son, and...