I have some very fond memories of watching my grandmother, mom, and aunt can, but I was really too young to understand or appreciate all their hard work until I took up the art for myself. The canning ‘bug’ hit me when I was pregnant with our first son Elijah. I’m pretty sure I drove… Read More.
This is the BEST basil dressing recipe that I’ve tried. Not super good for you with all that Mayo, but it’s okay to splurge sometimes right? I tend to use whatever basil I have in abundance, but my personal fave’s are Sweet, Napoletano, and Thai. Try it with your favorite variety and tell me what… Read More.
Roasted Banana Squash with Tarragon Print This is an easy roasted veggie recipe that is so simple and flavorful. Take the leftovers, add a little chicken broth and puree. Voila, it yields an incredibly delicious soup! Author: Shannon Recipe type: Main Ingredients About ½ of a medium-large banana squash, peeled, seeded and cut into… Read More.
I always know when Fall has truly arrived. We choose to move our bed outdoors for the summer months and every year we seem to have an unspoken contest between the two of us on just how long we can continue to sleep outside. If it rains we give in easily and head for the… Read More.
Pesto, Veggie and Two Cheese Pizza Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 35 mins Easy and fresh pizza recipe. Author: Shannon Recipe type: Main Serves: 2-4 Ingredients ½ cup basil pesto ½ cup shredded asiago cheese ¼ cup roasted red peppers ¼ cup fresh sliced mushrooms ¼ cup… Read More.
I was looking through some of my older books and came across this terrific looking strawberry drink recipe. It’s described as “combining the tartness of lemon balm leaves with the sweetness of strawberries and ice cream.” Ooh la la. Sure wish those berries would ripen faster! Strawberries a la Haga Print Author: Shannon Recipe… Read More.
This is a super yummy salad that’s been a family favorite for years. We love Mayo, but if you don’t you could top with something else. Layered Pea Salad Print Prep time 20 mins Total time 20 mins Author: Shannon Recipe type: Salad Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1 head leaf lettuce 3 cups… Read More.
Arugula and Roasted Beet Salad Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins Author: Shannon Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2-3 fresh beets fresh arugula leaves olive or grape seed oil your favorite vinaigrette chives chopped and roasted nuts goat cheese Instructions Wash beets and trim ends. Place… Read More.
Pasta Fresca Print My friend Mo travels to Alba, Italy every few years & brings me back seeds of San Marzano tomatoes & a few different peppers. She is a great gardener, as well as, an amazing cook & was willing to share the following recipes with me. Thanks Mo! Author: Shannon Recipe… Read More.
I got this recipe from my lovely sister-in-law, Lisa a few years ago & have been making it ever since. A great way to use up all that zucchini! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup oil 2 eggs beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 1 3/4 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 1/2 cups flour 1… Read More.