Arugula Walnut Pesto 

I have TONS of arugula coming out of the garden right now and I won't let any of it go to waste! I grow arugula every year (I just can't seem to get enough of this peppery green!) and I put it in a lot of recipes but my favorite thing to do with my … Continue reading Arugula Walnut Pesto 


Pickling Jalapenos

Pickling jalapenos is SUPER simple. I love to have canned jalapenos in the pantry to add to certain dishes like Mexican casseroles, taquitos and tacos.   Ingredients: 1/4 cups of vinegar 1/4 cup of water 1/4 cup of canning salt 2 tbsp of pickling seasoning 1-2 cups of sliced jalapenos 4 half pint mason jars Start … Continue reading Pickling Jalapenos

 Lemon Balm & Blueberry Jam

 I LOVE me some homemade Jam!I had about 3 lbs of blueberries to make do with after we went pickin'.  My blueberry muffins were at the top of the list but making jam was second! I wanted to make blueberry and basil jam but my basil plants were looking rough due to the heat. My … Continue reading  Lemon Balm & Blueberry Jam