Appetizers · Entertaining · Family · Farm Kitchen

Simply Elegant Caprese Skewers – Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil

For my Husband’s 35th birthday party I decided to try a few new appetizers and sides in place of the potato salad and macaroni salad. Caprese skewers consisting of tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil was one of my endeavors and a win in my books.  Tasty, fresh, and light for a hot day,   couple that… Continue reading Simply Elegant Caprese Skewers – Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil

Canning · DIY · Farm Kitchen · Food Preservation · Gift Ideas · Tomatoes

Canning Recipe: Spicy Tomato Jam

When the garden tomatoes are coming in full force I love this Recipe! Sweet and spicy, this tomato jam is great added to sauces, over cream cheese on crackers, I’ve even drizzled over the top of air fried chimichangas and it was Ahhhhmazing.  I plan on  including these in the Christmas gift bags for family… Continue reading Canning Recipe: Spicy Tomato Jam

Appetizers · Canning · Farm · Farm Kitchen · Food Preservation · Gardening · Gift Ideas · Peppers

Canning Recipe: Pepper Jelly

This recipe is great because you can totally control how mild or spicy this pepper is based on the type of peppers used.  Play with the recipe and adjust to your taste! I make candied jalapenos each year but this year I wanted to try something different and also create a recipe that would allow… Continue reading Canning Recipe: Pepper Jelly

Farm · Gardening · Green beans · Tomatoes

Flagger’s tape, Conspicuity tape, Engineering tape…more uses than you can count.

Flagger’s tape ..at ~4 bucks for 300 feet I knew was great for marking new trees in a field so you don’t mow them… Or marking an electric fence for animals (and children.)   Amber found another use, and possibly the best…Its a cheap way to tie tomatoes or beans to a support post.  … Continue reading Flagger’s tape, Conspicuity tape, Engineering tape…more uses than you can count.