Jam in a Jiffy to the Rescue

Last Friday my refrigerator died. It died hard and, of course, we didn’t notice until things were dripping and melted. The ice cream was a gonner, but I was able to grab four bags of frozen fruit and move them to a nice big bowl. I had raspberries, strawberries,...

One Minute Raspberry Chipotle Shredded Pork

     The holiday season is always so busy with projects, parties, recitals, and shopping. I don’t know how many times it’s gotten to be 6pm before it dawns on me, “Oops…I didn’t even plan dinner!”      A few days ago I picked up a pork butt roast on sale at the...

Super Easy Valentine Swirl Cookies with E-Z Gel

This is a great project to involve your kids in! There are bright colors and getting your hands dirty and it’s very easy. So this idea came from my 5-year-old who saw something similar online. We made some adjustments for the way we like to cook, but the idea is...

Homemade Pancakes with E-Z Gel

I love pancakes. When I was a little girl I remember finding a recipe for pancakes in a old cookbook. The cookbook was grey and fraying around the edges, and I used the recipe so often that I eventually memorized it. I’ve adjusted the recipe a little over the...