A Yummy Zapple Crisp!!

This is a recipe for an apple crisp that uses zucchini. We wanted to find a new way to use zucchini because we have a lot of it. This recipe made it taste just like apples! (Daddy didn’t even notice the difference!!  ) Bottom: 8 c. zucchini, peeled and cut to...

Strawberry Sweetness

On Monday, Kathryn and I had fun putting up 8 gallons of strawberries together! This is how we did it: Step 1: Put strawberries in a large dishpan, and fill with cold water. Let them sit for a few minutes.   Step 2: Drain the berries in a colander. Step 3: Stem...

Easy Chicken Quesadillas

“Oh no! Dad’s on his way home, and we don’t have supper started yet!!!” Although we TRY to keep our menu planned in advance and meals prepared in plenty of time, these words do ring through our house occasionally – normally on days when we’ve been exceptionally...

“Sugar Cookie” Granola

I thought I would share this healthy granola recipe… it has become one of our family favorites, and surprisingly, the “sugar cookie” twist to it resulted from another flop! I made it once and forgot two of the ingredients, and after I pulled it from the oven I was...

From Disastrous to Delectable

It was a birthday that will be hard to forget – at least the cake part. At the time, I was probably about 12, and Mom had given me permission to make my own birthday cake… and it was fun… and funny to some. I chose to make what is called a Banana Pudding Cake. It was...