Easy Pineapple Salsa

So yesterday I was feeling like Autumn was just around the corner and today it is hot as hell here in the sunny south of Niagara! You just never know what the weather will hold this summer! This is the strangest season ever! So I have been craving pineapple lately and bought a nice juicyContinue reading “Easy Pineapple Salsa”

Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad

I have been really excited about all of the cucumbers that have been coming out of the garden lately! Fresh, beautiful little green cylinders that make great pickles, relishes, eye masks and of course, salads!  If you are like me, lettuce salads are great, but sometimes you just crave something different! Something fresh, juicy andContinue reading “Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad”

Friday Farmers Market Finds

Happy Fun Friday everyone!!  My husband and I call it Fun Friday because every Friday morning after coffee, we venture out into our little town and explore the farmers market!  Today was especially awesome as I met a nice fellow from India selling amazing herbs and spices from…well…India! I tend to grow my own herbsContinue reading “Friday Farmers Market Finds”

Tricks to Making Homemade Corn Tortillas 

Ok, so let me start off here by saying store bought corn tortillas are gross! They might even be cardboard marketed as food to people who don’t eat flour! I cannot image anyone from Mexico buying them. Nope, people from Mexico know how to MAKE a good corn tortilla and believe me, they don’t tasteContinue reading “Tricks to Making Homemade Corn Tortillas¬†“

Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

Do you grow your own garlic? Did you know that the entire plant is not only edible, but super delicious!!  We have a good amount of wild garlic in our gardens, and other then looking pretty, I was never sure what to do with it. After some research, I learned that the options are endless! Continue reading “Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe”

Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce

It seems just like yesterday that I anxiously published the post Little Lettuce Going to Feed Me Someday. This is my first year growing Lettuce in my garden and I was so excited to start harvesting fresh, yummy salads everyday!  Well, just a couple of weeks later we have SO MUCH LETTUCE! I hate the ideaContinue reading “Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce”