Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles
Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Preserving / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles

A few years after my husband and I were married, we were staying with my sister-in-law and brother-in-law for a while in the Chicago-land area. They had recently moved from New Mexico to Chicago. Well, one day a huge box appeared on their doorstep from a friend of theirs in New Mexico. Inside the box? … Continue reading

Homemade Yogurt {using an electric pressure}cooker}
Breakfast / Cultured food / Dairy / Snacks / Using an electric pressure cooker

Homemade Yogurt {using an electric pressure}cooker}

One of my favorite Christmas presents of all time was one that I received a couple of years ago…an electric pressure cooker.  I use it all-of-the-time, no joke. It has been a constant and reliable friend, prominently holding a solid piece of counter space 24/7. The pressure cooker that I originally had on my wish … Continue reading

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups
Dairy / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Soups

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups

If you or someone in your family has been gluten-free for very long, you have come to realize that finding a gluten-free store bought option for cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of anything soup can be next to impossible! Today’s post is to show you just how simple making your own “cream … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Baking Goodness! / Cookies / For the Holidays! / Using Cast Iron

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

I have been in the mood for chocolate chip cookies lately. Don’t get me wrong though, not just any chocolate chip cookie will do. None of those pre-packaged, commercially-made cookies will satisfy this craving. No…a real, homemade and warm cookie is what has been on my mind. There have been a couple of draw backs … Continue reading