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.

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!

PICKLED OKRA (SPICY DILL)

What can I say? This is one of those recipes you either love or hate, but a few in my family could live off them. If you’ve never tried them, you should. They are not slimy at all. (I know that’s what you are thinking ha!)

VODKA CRANBERRY SAUCE

We have our bi-annual quarter of beef coming in a few days, so I’ve spent the day trying to make room for it in the freezer. One of the things I found was several bags of cranberries that needed to be used. Tis the season and all that 😊    This recipe was given to…