How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

Holiday seasons are meant to be fun, but usually, we get caught up with a lot of important stuff to do: gift - shopping, sprucing up the house Christmas-style, choosing and decorating the tree, and yes, baking cookies. It's time to take a deep breath and cut down on the workload. This Christmas season, instead … Continue reading How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

Freezing Sweet Potatoes (Without Them Turning Brown)

Freezing sweet potatoes without them turning brown can be challenging. There's nothing worse than doing all the work of freezing, only to have your lovely potatoes turn from that gorgeous sunset orange to the color of rust by the time you serve them. 

How To Freeze Sweet Corn Without It Getting Mushy!

Today's post is all about how to freeze sweet corn without it getting mushy when you serve it. There's nothing better in the dead of winter than corn that was picked fresh and frozen quickly. It practically bursts with the flavors of summer. On the other hand, there's nothing worse than badly frozen corn.

Freeze Strawberry Puree Today So You Can Enjoy the Berry Good Sweetness All Year!

Strawberries are so delicious that I freeze strawberry puree every season so that I can pull some out of the freezer throughout the year and enjoy. There's no sweeter indulgence than a decadent home-baked cheesecake topped with fresh strawberry flavor in the middle of November when strawberries are just not available here. This technique is so … Continue reading Freeze Strawberry Puree Today So You Can Enjoy the Berry Good Sweetness All Year!

Venison In Savory Onion Gravy – Deer Meat From Pressure Cooker

Venison is rich and savory when you cook it in onion gravy; furthermore, deer meat melts in your mouth when you cook it in the pressure cooker. In addition, this goes from fridge to table in under an hour. It's a great meal for a busy night after work or a lazy Saturday when you … Continue reading Venison In Savory Onion Gravy – Deer Meat From Pressure Cooker

Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Sodium-Free Sweet Basil Pesto For Your Freezer

I looked out my window yesterday and realized that my pot of sweet basil no longer looked like an herb.  It had grown into monstrous proportions and was looking more like a shrub.  Not wanting to waste my hard work growing it all summer, I harvested it, made some into a fresh salad dressing, and … Continue reading Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Sodium-Free Sweet Basil Pesto For Your Freezer