Tag: easy

Marilyn o’reilly’s Irish Soda Bread

Simple irish soda bread recipe that the whole family will love.

Easiest French Onion Soup Ever

I am all about ease in the kitchen. Maybe I am lazy, or maybe I am just not a good cook. But, one thing is for sure, I LOVE good food and I don’t like to follow recipes that have me in the kitchen… Continue Reading “Easiest French Onion Soup Ever”

Adventures in Cheesemaking

Mmmmm cheese. I LOVE cheese…all kinds – extra sharp cheddars, nutty bries, soft goat, slices of provolone, bleu, smoky, dilly, stinky, fruity, crumbly, moldy, give it all to me. There are so many amazing cheeses and so many different ways to enjoy them. I… Continue Reading “Adventures in Cheesemaking”

Pallet Recycle – Garden Crate

Pallets are a great source of weathered wood slats for rustic DIY projects. Thankfully, most pallets are free if you just ask (behind strip malls is a great place to check – but always ask, because some stores reuse their pallets). I will warn… Continue Reading “Pallet Recycle – Garden Crate”

Everyday Bread

My family eats lots of bread. Lots. PB&J, toast, egg in a basket, BLT, cinnamon toast, submarine sandwiches, french toast, rolls, whatever. We are definitely not a gluten free family. As a teen, my friends and I used to make fun of my mother… Continue Reading “Everyday Bread”

Homemade Leave-in Detangler

Hair care products are one of the worst offenders when it comes to nasty ingredients that are absorbed into our skin. I want to keep all 5 heads in this house as safe as possible so I need safe and clean ingredients. There are… Continue Reading “Homemade Leave-in Detangler”

Backyard Garden Design

Our backyard garden is in dire need of an update. The raised beds have rotted after several years, the trees have overgrown and I learned what worked from our first design and what did not. I am ready to make some big changes. When… Continue Reading “Backyard Garden Design”

Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup

I love homemade soups. But they have to be easy to make. I am no chef. But, I can follow a recipe and there are certain dishes that I am confident enough to play around with. Soups are one of those dishes. My absolutely… Continue Reading “Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup”

Beet & Lemon Hummus

Last weekend was beautiful…warm, sunny weather to spend outdoors exploring the woods, cleaning up the garden and doing cartwheels on the lawn. After a long day outdoors, we all needed some food to refuel ourselves. Fresh air makes you crave healthy foods, doesn’t it?… Continue Reading “Beet & Lemon Hummus”

Pork Egg Roll – 2 Ways

There is a big movement right now to leave out the carbs and eat foods out of a bowl. I gotta say I am a big fan of food in bowls. I am definitely from the mindset that food should mix…my kids would gasp.… Continue Reading “Pork Egg Roll – 2 Ways”