Easter Breakfast, Brunch and Dinner Recipes

We’re not having a big Easter here but here are a few of my favorite recipes from past years. Breakfast and Brunch Recipes Baked Apple Pancake Do Ahead French Toast Fruit Salad Quiche Dinner Recipes Ham with Rosemary and Garlic My Favorite Baked Ham Asparagus – Roasted Carrots and Brown Sugar Green Beans and Garlic […]

Pumpkin Muffins from a Homegrown Pumpkin

I cooked one of my homegrown pumpkins to make a pumpkin pie this year.  I still have 5 more to cook!  The pie was fantastic!  Everyone that tasted it commented on how good it was.  Shall we just say that real cream and fresh pumpkin tastes way better than canned milk and canned pumpkin?  I […]

When Life Gives You Eggs, Make Eggs Benedict!

Two of my hens are laying regularly again finally, with the third just getting over her broodiness. They’ll likely slow down for the winter but I had 18 eggs in the fridge after gathering the two new ones today! I hard-boiled up a few and decided to make Eggs Benedict for dinner. I used the […]

Plum Jam from Italian Plums aka Prune Plums

Using up the last of the plums that I picked over the weekend. These are a yellow fleshed plum, oval in shape.  I think they’re called Italian Plums or Prune Plums. Lovely to eat fresh, good dried–and now we’ll find out about jam! I started with this, because I had no pectin. I left the […]

Huevos Rancheros with Ranchero Sauce

I cooked up some Ranchero Sauce, roughly following a recipe in The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook.  It was wonderful to go pick the tomatoes and chilies for this! It would go well on all kinds of things but was absolutely delicious on the eggs. I also stirred some into the black beans. 1-2 jalapeno’s or other […]