Traditional Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving meal is my favorite meal of the year.  Always has been.  It is a time where the aroma of delicious food cooking drifts into every corner of the home.  You long for pumpkin pies, turkey drizzled with gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.  Just the thought of this meal makes my mouth water with excitement. … Read more

Skillet Dinner

What is on the menu today?  My simple skillet dinner, that’s what.  I have been making this dish for years and it never gets old to us.  Simple meat and potato dish that anyone would enjoy! Skillet Dinner 1 lb. ground meat (venison, pork, turkey, or beef) 1 onion chopped 1/2 cup oil (Butter, coconut … Read more

Venison Roast & Lyonnaise Beans

What is on the menu today?  Venison Roast with Lyonnaise Beans Lately I have been looking through my freezer and finding things that I should cook.  Freezer meats usually last about one year.  Last fall we were blessed with two deer.  All the meat was processed in our dining room.  My dad and Owen helped … Read more

Zucchini Lasagna

What is on the menu today?  Zucchini Lasagna Later in the gardening season, I end up with some really large yellow squash and zucchinis.  They are too big to enjoy in a tender sautee dish, but I do not want them to go to waste.  My mother was down from Wisconsin visiting and she helped … Read more

Pizza Crust, Cheese, & Sauce

What is on the menu for today?  Pizza This past month, our son Miles turned 15 years old.  It is hard to believe.  Megan and Megan lovingly made this pizza for Miles for a present.  Molly made the mozzarella cheese and Megan made the crust.  The way Megan seasons the crust makes this pizza super … Read more

Seasons for Everything

What is on the menu today?   Let the Garden decide.When you have a garden whether it be large or small, the blessings of the fresh produce that soon grace your table never get tiring.  There is something so miraculous in it.A Season to Plant… You have this tiny seed sitting in your hand.  You … Read more

Raw Grainless Granola

This is my favorite healthy cereal recipe ever!  I have been making this for our breakfasts for years now and we never get tired of it.  The nutrient value of this raw grainless granola is far above most other breakfast options.  Some people are sensitive to grains or they are trying to shed some unwanted … Read more

Turkey Gumbo and Tea Cakes

When you have a small grocery budget you head for the root cellar to create meals.  You hope you can be creative and that the meal will be delicious as well as nutritious.  When you grow your own garden produce in the summer, you can fill the pantry with the overflow and it can get … Read more

Cheesy Broccoli Rice

It has been a long time since I was able to settle into my normal routine with all my sickness, moving, and all my many guests in early May.  I am so excited to announce that I am back to my productive self and intend on staying this way:) What is on the menu today? … Read more