Category: Recipes

When to Pick and How to Use Zucchini

According to www.veggiegardener.com, most zucchini varieties are ready to pick when they reach lengths around six to twelve inches long. They can be longer or shorter depending on your variety and preferences. I try to stick to the “pick early, pick often” rule to encourage more production. The zucchini should be a dark green color… Read more »

Tomato Salad with Horseradish Ranch Dressing

If your tomato garden is anything like ours, your in for some massive quantities of them over the next few weeks. Here is a great recipe that is a little different but sure is delicious and better yet, simple! Tomato Salad with Horseradish Ranch Dressing Ingredients 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish… Read more »

Unbeatable Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Just writing this post makes my mouth water for the savory sausage gravy and soft buttermilk biscuits. I know quite a few people and not a single one dislikes this amazing meal. One of the nicest things about Biscuits and Gravy is that it doesn’t just have to be a meal for breakfast. This dish can literally… Read more »

Blackberries in Season / Eureka & Washington IL

It’s just about that time of the year in Washington and Eureka, IL areas when you walk out to your berry patch and see your blackberries starting to plump up and ripen. It’s such a fun time as there are so many things that you can do with your freshly picked berries. Of course eating… Read more »

Summer Grilled Corn in Eureka / Washington IL

Who doesn’t love corn on the cob in the summer. Nothing beats the salty, buttery taste on a hot summer afternoon. Here in the central area cities (Eureka, Washington, and Peoria to name a few) have come to love Smokey Grilled Corn.Here is a recipe we picked up from Illinois Country Living Magazine. It’s absolutely fantastic…. Read more »

Saint Patrick’s Day Reuben Pizza Recipe

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we wanted to share an awesome recipe that you can cook up to get in the spirit! Ingredients 1 (1 pound) loaf frozen whole wheat bread dough, thawed 1/2 cup thousand island dressing 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 6 ounces deli sliced corned beef, cut into… Read more »