Homemade Devil’s Food Cake Mix

    Once I completed the Cultured Churned Butter challenge I was excited about starting a new project. So after a little research I found exactly what was next on my list, desserts with vegetables and I found a perfect dessert to start with … chocolate cake with zucchini. But before I get ahead of myself…

Buttered Up

The distinctive taste of compound butter can bring a burst of flavor to every dish you make.This butter is great with meats, desserts, vegetables, stews, soups, bake goods and sandwiches. I want to share a few sweet and savory recipes I made. All of the butter was either soften at room temperature or placed in…

Broccoli & Potatoes

This is a very  simple dish to make with lots of flavor. An ideal side dish with any meat of your choice. Prep time: 20 minutes     Cook time: 15 minutes     Yield: 2 servings    Difficulty: easy Ingredients: Several small minced garlic cloves 1 small minced onion 1-2  tablespoons of olive oil 1…

Cabbage Soup

Cabbage is one those vegetables that always seems to reinvent itself. I can recall growing up eating hot biscuits and green cabbage from the garden with potatoes and a piece of pork added for flavor. There’s also red cabbage which was usually used for making coleslaw. But even more exciting is the numerous characteristic and…

Composting: 101

  Composting is not only a smart way to dispose of kitchen and yard waste, it will also enhance your property.  Denise and I are looking forward to a much greener yard with beautiful shrubs and flowers since we’ve started composting. And of course and array of  new recipes from the vegetables and fruit that…