Garlic Scape Pesto

No summer snacking is complete without Garlic Scape Pesto. It is such a delightful snack because it tastes different every year, makes use of an interesting ingredient, and is so versatile. In Wisconsin, garlic is planted on Columbus Day. The cloves need warm earth and a little time to get situated for a long winter…

4 Cheese Spinach Ravioli

Yesterday my husband and I made the most amazing ravioli! We are Catholic and abstain from meat on Fridays. As foodies who love meat (and I hate fish) we are always on the prowl for great meatless recipes. We have always wanted to make a really good flavored pasta. Past attempts were lackluster and forgettable….

Instant Pot Risotto

As a foodie, I know that there are certain dishes which are worth the fussing. Risotto is certainly one of them. Made very slowly with lots of attention, it is one of my favorite dishes to cook and serve. Always impressive, it seems to reflect the labor of love that went into making it special….

Chicken Tikka Masala

I am brand new to the Instant Pot family! A friend blessed us with this one during the Black Friday sales and we have really enjoyed playing with it. We are foodies and so many of the things that other people like to make in the Instant Pot we prefer to make on the stove…

Apple Recipes

In this article, I wrote about why we can apples. I have had some friends ask me which recipes we use and how we do it. I am a self-taught canner. I am not an expert. I am just a modern mom who is trying to connect with old-fashioned good sense. That said, I will…