QUICK PICKLED BEETS

Recently, our oldest daughter returned from a mini-vacation to North Carolina. She is my “foodie” daughter, and we are always looking for something new and delicious to share. While she wasn’t able to get the recipe for these pickled beets, I decided to come up with something that sounded like what she had eaten. This…

PICKLED SHISHITO PEPPERS

Until recently I had never heard of Shishito peppers. Apparently, I’m not the only one. We were given an abundance of them and I was trying to pass them on to friends. Their first response was, “I’ve never heard of those.” How can someone (like me) who loves peppers and all things spicy not know…

SWEET ICICLE PICKLES

We are a house divided when it comes to pickles. Some prefer dill, some prefer spicy, others prefer sweet. This is our favorite sweet pickle recipe. It takes several days to prepare, but the result is a crisp, flavorful pickle that is sure to please.

LACTO-FERMENTED CARROTS

If you have read anything recently related to your health, you have probably read about “leaky gut”. You’ve probably also read about the health benefits of probiotics. This recipe is a win-win for both of these. Not only is it healthy, they are delicious!

JALAPENO PEPPER JELLY

Have you noticed a “spicy” theme running through my posts lately? I must be having sympathy cravings with our youngest daughter who is expecting her first child in October. Or it could just be that I LOVE all things spicy, including jelly!