The Only Steak Marinade You Will Ever Need

Crispy Fish Tacos with Mexican Coleslaw

Raspberry Ginger Ale Jam

Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

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,...
The Backyard Gardener’s Guide to Growing Tomatoes
 

The Backyard Gardener’s Guide to Growing Tomatoes

Hi my name’s Malia and I’m a tomato addict…. (this is the part where you say “Hi Malia”). I’ve been obsessed with tomatoes since I was old enough to eat solid foods and have shown no sign of slowing down…. Seriously, I have a problem. I dedicate practically an entire raised...
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
 

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Salsa made with roasted tomatillos may be the best thing you’ve ever dipped a chip into. It’s just magical. The flavor is as bright as the summer sun and will make you smile just as big. If you’ve never played with tomatillos in the kitchen, I highly recommend it. They...
20 Essential Flowering Perennials for your Garden
 

20 Essential Flowering Perennials for your Garden

Often I have friends tell me that they want a pretty garden but they don’t want to do all the work. I completely understand this feeling. So much of gardening is back breaking labor and continuous troubleshooting. However, even the most avid gardeners need plants that just do their own thing....
Italian Scalloped Potatoes
 

Italian Scalloped Potatoes

Thinly sliced red potatoes baked in a creamy parmesan sauce with roasted garlic. Need I say more? This scalloped potato recipe came out of the oven tender, decadent, and bubbled to perfection. The wafting of caramelized garlic and parmesan permeating the air. This side is perfect paired with ham, roasts, or...
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