The Accidental Gardener

  I have never had a desire to play in dirt.  As a child I relished in the ability of getting out of having to do things outside due to allergies and asthma. To be honest, I still do.  I was never the one that wanted to pick strawberries, go fishing or camping, and definitely…

The Philsophy of Pizza

When I think of pizza it takes me back to weekends when Denise, David, and I would spend Saturdays food shopping at supermarkets and farmers market as if we were on a mini  vacation. With the car loaded down as we drove from one destination to another. Only to end up at a pizza shop…

Rustic Edibles

  When I envision Rustic Edibles it makes me think of a meal that went through a journey in order to get to the table. I’m not talking about a microwave meal that comes out of a box and is cooked before the table is set. I’m talking about a meal that requires a series…

First year they sleep, Second they creep and Third they leap !!

  Of course, I’m talking about perennials the work horse of the garden, annuals are pretty, colorful and a joy to look at but often when the season is done so are they. I love perennials, the exhausting work you put in your garden is surely worth it when you see those beautiful flowers blossom each year….

Homemade Chicken Tenders

Homemade chicken tenders are a favorite finger food loved by all kids and is a quick and easy meal you can prepare any busy weeknight. Just add golden crispy fries with lemon buttered steamed asparagus and you’ve  got a great meal. Prep Time: 30 minutes         Cook Time:  5-7 minutes     …