Caprese cobb Salad

Eastern Washington Joyride

"Crack"aroni Salad

The Only Steak Marinade You Will Ever Need

How to Care for Dahlias

Caprese Cobb Salad
 

Caprese Cobb Salad

Probably you already know that I love salad for dinner. It’s one of my favorite things. Per our meal planning, Mountain Man and I have it once a week. Why? It’s healthy, tasty, and so easy to make. Often people fear that they won’t feel satisfied after eating just a...
Eastern Washington Joyride
 

Eastern Washington Joyride

One of my favorite things in life are long winding roads through vast swaths of open fields. I love driving on them, alone. Just me, my car, and some great tunes. This week I had the pleasure of taking highway 231 North off of I-90 just outside of Spokane.  The...
How to Care For Dahlias
 

How to Care For Dahlias

Welcome back to part 2 of my dahlia tutorial! For part 1 go here: How To Plant Dahlias Probably about now (July), you’re looking at a whole lot of green in your dahlia bed. Maybe a few blooms but basically you’re on pins and needles waiting for the flower explosion...
“Crack”aroni salad
 

“Crack”aroni salad

I’ve been making this recipe for 15 years! Every summer it’s found at every camping trip and barbecue from May through September. People demand it of me! And who am I to argue? It’s easy, cheap, and delicious. I love this recipe because I can make a batch large enough...
The Only Steak Marinade You Will Ever Need
 

The Only Steak Marinade You Will Ever Need

One new opportunity that this small town life has provided us with has been the option of purchasing a local cow to be butchered and packaged for our own personal use. This purchase comes with a lot of perks and I would highly recommend it to anyone who eats beef...
Old Fashioned Potato Salad
 

Old Fashioned Potato Salad

There are some recipes that everyone considers the quintessential All-American summer side dishes. Baked beans, coleslaw, corn on the cob, but probably the most essential is the potato salad. What is a barbecue without potato salad? What is a picnic without a potato salad? What is Summer without potato salad??...
Crispy Fish Tacos with Mexican Coleslaw
 

Crispy Fish Tacos with Mexican Coleslaw

As you probably already know, Mountain Man and I like to fish. It’s our livelihood and our favorite activity to do together. In the Spring, for a very limited window of time, the state opens up halibut fishing for the sportsmen… and women. Well actually, it’s usually just the Men....
Refreshing Meals for Hot Summer Days
 

Refreshing Meals for Hot Summer Days

Summer is here! I’m so happy! Fresh produce, blue skies, and warm temperatures. The only challenge I face during the summer is what to cook on hot days. I’m a champ when it comes to wintry comfort food since 9 months out of the year, it’s cold and rainy, but...
Raspberry Ginger Ale Jam
 

Raspberry Ginger Ale Jam

When you go to your favorite breakfast joint and your meal comes with toast, what kind of jam do you reach for? Raspberry has always been my first choice. I love the zesty, tartness that’s sweet but not too sugary sweet like strawberries can be. If sunshine had a taste,...
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