4 Delicious Uses For Apple Cider

While my absolute favorite use for fresh sweet cider is to make it into delicious hard cider, there are many other uses for apple cider. Since it is cider season, and Cider Week in the Finger Lakes I thought I would share some of those uses with you today. ...more

Oatmeal Cookie Chunk Ice Cream

I have a delicious splurge recipe for you to enjoy this weekend!! It is such a spectacular treat! The flavor of delicious, ooey, gooey oatmeal raisin cookies in ice cream form! A perfect match! There is an ice cream shop that is only open in the summer around here and they have oatmeal cookie ice cream about once every 27 days. It is so hard to find it, but when they have it..ohh it is sooo good....more

Extracting Honey

Have you ever thought about where honey actually comes from? I mean, we all know that it comes from the hard-working honey bees, but how does it go from the little flying honey bee to inside the plastic bear on the store shelves? Or much more preferably, in a glass jar in my kitchen (that pathway is much shorter, and more natural...but we will get to that)....more

Triathlon Tips: 5 Things to Do (and 5 Things Not to Do)

I was terrified to participate in a triathlon. What if I get kicked in the face?! What if I get trampled in the water? What if I tip over on my bicycle.  Actually, that last one happened, but at least it was during a practice run. ...more
Thanks for the Triathlon tips. It’s very difficult and you need much more stamina to compete. I ...more

When It's Acceptable to Have Beer for Breakfast

There are at least two times when it is completely acceptable to have beer for breakfast...When you're eating beer bread and when it is on St. Patrick's day. I'm sure there are other times as well. On your birthday? I love making beer bread when I'm really craving bread, but I don't want to have to wait for it to rise....more

Labor Day Eats!

Ohh Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer. :( So sad that it is already here, it feels like we were just celebrating Memorial Day. It's not too late to whip up these awesome, healthy recipes, they're pretty quick and easy too!...more

What to Do When Herbs Take Over Your Garden

So, I have to tell you all about my new favorite kitchen accessory. It was a gift from my soon-to-be mother-in-law. These Ball jar freezer cubes are ahhh-amazing!!! ...more
Sharelle10 Yay! It is so fantastic to have them ready to go when you want to spice up a recipe!more

Beekeeping 101

Step 1: Lose your fear of bees. ok. check.Next!...more

Why you shouldn't eat boxed brownies- And an easy homemade alternative!

will a cold glass of milk for dessert......more

Banana Bread Bars (Gluten, Oil and Sugar Free! ...I'm not even kidding!)

Mmm Peanut Butter Banana Bread Bars. Yikes! Sounds dangerously good. Don't worry they are healthy and delicious! And they are a great way to use up those old bananas rotting away on your counter......more