Fried Green Beans

  1 Lb. green beans 1 cup flour 2/3 tablespoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup corn meal 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 egg In one bowl mix buttermilk and egg. In another bowl mix dry ingredients.  Wash and snip beans....

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad This is a great new taste for Pasta Salad if you are a fan of BLT’s! Ingredients: 6 slices bacon 12 oz. box rotini pasta 1/2 cup mayonnaise juice from one lemon 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. dried dill 3/4 to 1 cup cherry tomatoes...
Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes

Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes

Tim always grows lots of sweet potatoes!  We make bread, pie and bake sweet potato fries.  I find that baked fries are a little difficult to bake evenly.  There is a such a short time between when they are done, and when they are black on the ends.  Recently we have...

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Normally I steam Brussel Sprouts, but my new favorite way is to roast them. Wash sprouts, cut stem off, and remove outer leaves.  Cut them in half. Place sprouts in a baking pan, drizzle olive oil or coconut oil, and stir.  Season with salt and pepper and bake in a...
Canning Old Fashioned Pickled Beets

Canning Old Fashioned Pickled Beets

The beets are ready, time to pickle them!  Tim dug up the beets and is sharing his recipe. Wash and sterilize canning jars, lids, and seals. 3 cups apple cider vinegar 3 cups sugar 1-1/2 cups water 1 onion (optional) Makes 7 pints Boil beets until slightly soft, not...

Secret to Best Ever Baked Potatoes

I love baked potatoes, but not the soggy ones that come from a microwave.  This is how I make baked potatoes that are a little bit crisp on the outside, but oh so soft and fluffy on the inside! Preheat oven to 450 to 500 degrees.  Yes, that high!  I use the higher...