Check out our Seasonal Recipes that will get you through those special months and holidays. 

Sugar Cookie Recipe “Lofthouse Style” – A Holiday Classic

Who can resist those grocery store Lofthouse cookies? I am talking about those soft, almost cake-like sugar cookies that are generously iced and drizzled with the perfect amount of seasonal sprinkles.  You can find them any…

How to Make Your Own Apple Juice – A Simple, All Natural Approach

One of our favorite times of the year is upon us, Apple Season, and that means its time to make homemade apple juice! We are fortunate to live in an area that transitions us from…

Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe – Quick and Easy to Eat Fresh or Canned

We have picked our first cucumbers from the garden and that means it is time to make sweet pickle…

The Perfect Dill Pickle Recipe – And The Secret To Crisp Pickles!

What is it about a dill pickle that everyone loves? Of course there is the anticipation of the pleasant tangy flavor that makes you salivate before even taking the first bite, but there is something…

Make Your Own Apple Butter – Easy Crock Pot Recipe

As the autumn leaves turn vibrant colors of red and yellow, it reminds me that the apple picking season is well underway. We have about a 2 month span to collect, eat, and preserve anything…

Grandma’s Quick and Easy Apple Crisp Recipe – Only 5 Ingredients!!!

We couldn't have asked for more perfect weather this week - the high temperatures are in the mid 70's and the nights cool down to the low 50's. Our windows are open and you can…

3 Ways to Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree – It’s Easier Than You Think!

The pumpkin patches are full of activity this time of the year.  School field trips are scheduled, grandparents are eager to take the grandchildren to local farms, and pumpkins are the centerpiece of most fall…

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole – Made Without Canned Soup

At every family get together you can be sure to find Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole - aka Funeral Potatoes. You know the kind. A rectangular dish that is filled with potatoes drenched in a creamed…

Crispy Dill Pickle Recipe Low Temp Method

There is nothing more satisfying than taking a bite of a crispy dill pickle, especially when the cucumbers came straight from your own garden. Yet, there is nothing more disappointing than biting into a home…

How to Make and Preserve Your Own Pumpkin Puree – Recipe of the Week

When you think of October, what do you think of?  Besides the obvious Halloween holiday tradition, pumpkin 'everything' comes to my mind. Families are taking trips to their local pumpkin patches to take "How Tall…