Tag Archives: Fruit

Let there be pink!!

Summer means…… Pink Hair for the almost 13 year old. Don’t worry, it will wash out before school starts. Summer means…. Fresh from the garden watermelon. Summer means….. Homemade Ice Cream Lightly Adapted from a recipe in my ice cream maker’s owners manual. 1 cup of fresh or frozen fruit. (I used blackberries) 1/2 cup …

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And the winner is……

Thank you to all who entered the giveaway. I wish I had prize packs for you all! Unfortunately, I do not. 😦 The winner of the MyBlogSpark Retro giveaway is “tcarolinep on March 5, 2012 at 10:00 am said: I like Ms. Pac-Man” I’ll be contacting you via e-mail to get your mailing address.

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Myths, Emails and Bananas

I’m participating in the iPPP link up that Liz and KLZ host. My Mother likes to forward chain(ish) e-mails to me. I’m sure many Mothers do. Recently, my Mother forwarded one to me titled “Clever ideas at home worth knowing”. Sounds interesting right? I believe it to be full of myths. So, I’m testing the …

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Slow Cooker Apple-Pear Butter

Apple-Pear Butter Slow Cookers are wonders when it comes to cooking beans, chili, roasts, soups and stews. Slow Cookers are also wonderful for making apple sauces, cranberry sauce and apple-pear butter. I hope you’ll join Allie and me for this week’s slow cooker link-up. Apple-Pear Butter, slightly adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe Wash, seed …

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Boozy Fruity Goodness

My bloggy friend Tanya over at Chica Andaluza posted about a wine based Boozy Christmas Fruit about a week ago. I’ve mulled the idea over and decided to give something similar a go. I’m not a fan of fruit cake. Is it wrong to admit that? I’ve tried many versions and none of them entice …

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb everywhere….

I read a number of cooking blogs, I’m sure you’re not surprised to read that. This week I read two different posts about Rhubarb. Which seemed odd or fortuitous or something. Maybe I was meant to learn more about this oddly named plant. First, I had to figure out what exactly a rhubarb is. Shocking? …

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Ummmm….

I’m not confused or anything. I want to tell you about an easy (monkey bread) type bread that we call ummmm. It’s called ummmm mostly because I could not think of a name and my teen called it ummmm. It’s not from scratch, and it’s not very healthy. It sure tastes good though. The idea …

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