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Instant Pot Cherry Apple Butter

No-Peel Instant Pot Cherry Apple Butter

Apple butter made in the Instant Pot? Yes, please! Made from scratch to slather on toast, this No-Peel Instant Pot Cherry Apple Butter is quick and easy to make, requires no peeling of apples,...

Hawaiian Island Style Fried Rice

  On our recent farm bureau cruise to Hawaii, I was amazed and delighted by many many things. However, one unexpected surprise came in the form of a little can o’ meat known as...

Make Your Own Italian Sausage!

It’s almost too easy. Simply mix up all of the ingredients and BAM! You have Italian sausage! I like to make this up in large batches, freezing it in 1-2 lb. packages for later use....

Kickoff the Super Bowl with a DIY S'mores Station!

It’s Super Bowl time!!! Even if you’re not a huge fan of either team (or football, for that matter) you have to admit that the Super Bowl is a fun excuse to throw a...

Keeping the Holidays Simple with Delicious Local Ingredients!

If you’re looking for a simple but elegant appetizer for your Christmas gathering, the Big Game, or a New Year’s Eve party, you do NOT want to miss these recipes! I’d like to introduce you...

Farmer's Market Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Have you ever looked at those brussels sprouts at the farmer’s market and wondered what to do with them (or who in your house would eat them)? At the Kansas State Fair this year,...

Sugar-Free Cafe-Style Espresso Beverage Blend

I swear I will never purchase another container of Cafe Vienna again!  This is super easy and quick to make, saves tons of $$, and tastes so fresh. Plus, it would make a grand...

Delicious Doggy Treats: PUP-sicles

Looking for a healthy, refreshing snack your pups will love during the dog days of summer, no matter WHAT their age?  You’ve found it! These frosty treats are easy to whip up, and once...

Pickled Red Onions

  These have quickly become one of my favorite condiments.  I love them piled up on a burger or a pork taco, or used as a beautiful garnish. These will keep for weeks in...

Preparing Hard-Cooked Eggs the Easy Way: In the Oven!

This couldn’t be easier.  I mean who really wants to wait for that saucepan of water to boil?  Besides, with this method, it’s much easier to cook 12-18 eggs all at one time. No...