Tag: DIY

PLAY IN THE DIRT

Calling all rookie gardeners!! Not you, flower lovers, but those of us that want to eat what we might grow! Ever feel overwhelmed at the thought of planting something in your yard, pots on a deck, or try your hand at a kitchen window herb garden? Well, I did. If […]

HOMEMADE LEMONADE

Homemade Lemonade is not just for summertime! I make a batch of this and keep it in my fridge often. It is perfect for cocktails, added to confection sugar for icing on a cake, warmed during sore-throat season, or simply drink it for a very refreshing cool drink! You can […]

STRAWBERRY LEMONADE POPSICLES

POPSICLES!!! Oh My Gosh I have newly discovered them! Growing up, there was nothing like an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer day. They made your lips freeze, your tongue turn colors (lots of dye:( and summer seem all the sweeter because of them. Then, the 21st century hit […]

SWEET & SOUR MANGO SAUCE

While there are soooooo many dishes a great sweet and sour sauce are good on, nothing beats this homemade Sweet & Sour Mango Sauce on kabobs! Chicken kabobs, fish kabobs or veggie kabobs, this sauce will make your guests think a professional chef prepared it! If you have fresh mangos, […]

THROAT TONIC

Winter colds. Spring Allergies. Throat in need of relief? Got just the thing for you! There are lots of reasons our throat feels out-of-sorts, and homemade remedies are far more effective than anything you can buy. This soothing throat tonic will last 2 weeks in the fridge and be ready to […]

PUMPKIN SPICE

Do you know what’s in your PUMPKIN SPICE? We all love Pumpkin Everything. From Latte’s, to Pie. So why not take ten minutes out of your Autumn season, and mix up a jar of your very own, exotic, and spice layered stash of Pumpkin Spice! So easy. Makes 1 ounce Cinnamon – […]

HOMEMADE CRACKERS

A beautiful cocktail Charcuterie, whether sizable for a party, or a single board for lunch, calls for equally beautiful artisan crackers! I never skimp on the quality of cheeses and meats I use for my serving boards. I also give thought to the types of dips I might serve. So, […]

NUT MILK – ALMOND and CASHEW

DAIRY-FREE MILKS  You don’t have to be dairy-free to LOVE the taste, and many uses for Nut Milks, as well as Seed Milks. Making this type of milk at home couldn’t be easier. Almond Milk has been around since ancient times. The Moorish cuisine has been enjoying HORCHATA (almond milk […]