Strawberry Fields Forever

We had another great year with our strawberries. I wasn’t a huge fan of strawberries until we started to grow them ourselves and I realized what a strawberry should truly taste like. Store bought are just a hint of what a strawberry really should look and taste like. Our strawberries are big, juicy and red…

Beans, Beans the musical fruit…

One of my Dad’s staple dinners was beans and wieners on toast. To this day, it is still one of my fall/winter favourite meals. Of course, when my dad talked about beans, he also taught us the beans song: Beans, beans the musical fruit The more you eat, the more you toot The more you…

Ketchup Catsup

Judging by the attention span of my nephews, ketchup or catsup, may not be the most thrilling item to make, but it sure is tasty when homemade. I am also going to preface this by saying, I still buy ketchup, but I had a baked beans recipe I wanted to try, and I had tomatoes,…

Pico De Gallo

After our trip to Belize, we cannot get enough pico de gallo! With fresh veggies & herbs from the garden, this will be a summer staple this year. It is a super simple recipe, and so very rewarding. You will need: 1 medium to large tomato 1/2 onion (sweet or red) 1/2 – 1 jalapeno…