Food, Uncategorized

Forcing Fall Upon Us – Italian Soup

For about 6 weeks now, it just so happens that I've been secretly forcing Fall and all it's pumpkin flavored everything upon us. Didn't you know?   I've been picking pumpkins just as they ripen from the garden, placing them ever-so-strategically around my porch, found a great "PSL" scented dish soap at HEB, busted out… Continue reading Forcing Fall Upon Us – Italian Soup


How to Make Sauerkraut

Cabbage. So simple. So cheap. So many ways I love thee.   But my most favorite is fermented in the form of sauerkraut.   I'm not talkin' about the slimy filled glass jars or metal cans in your supermarket. I'm talking about the real deal. Fermented, unpasteurized, sauerkraut like our great-grandparents used to eat. The kind with… Continue reading How to Make Sauerkraut

Family, Food, garden, harvest

spicy-italian-sausage-pasta bake thing

My cooking has been pushed to the back burner the last few months. Between health, going gluten free 3 months ago, and other obligations- I've been less than enthused about cooking (& cleaning it up).   This, my friends was worth the wait. I call it the spicy-Italian-sausage-mushroom-squash-cheesy-pasta bake thing. Say that 3 times fast.… Continue reading spicy-italian-sausage-pasta bake thing