Homemade Jalapeno Jelly

Last year’s jalapeno crop did fairly well, but this year we’ve only had enough for the summer luxury of being able to walk out to our own garden and grab a jalapeno here diced for tacos, a few there for our delicious PB jalapeno burgers, and a handful every once …

Homemade Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

I would love to sit here and small talk with y’all but this lady is beat and I can’t get to my bed quick enough … how many others are with me! 🙂 Three days into the week and I’ve been two 6 ballgames … eek! Busy but there’s really …

Marshmallow Fluff

Well, for the wife of a high school baseball coach and mother of 4 with 2 playing ball themselves, rain sometimes offers a much appreciated break in the evening schedule which is what today brought! I love spending nights at the ballpark watching one of my favorite past-times but it …

Jalapeno Bagels

I’ve already posted about making bagels from scratch, but I was in need of a chuckle this evening so decided to share the good and the bad 🙂 I made these for #1 when she was in 2nd grade and was able to make them again for #2 a few weeks …

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce look at these beauties! I’ve never been much of one to be too sentimental, I haven’t been the mom that cries on the first day of kindergarten for her child (we have two more to go through so this could change!)or gets weepy when she comes to the …

Homemade Dill Pickles

How to Make Your Own Pickles Again, it’s been a  while … ugh! This post has been in the making for a few weeks now and just hasn’t made it to the top of my priority list along with all the other things that have managed to reach the summit …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now I know when it comes to a chocolate chip cookie recipe there are a thousand out there and I probably have never made the same recipe over and over again! Since the group of us girls that did the freezer meals ran out of time last Sunday, I had …

Homemade Fresh Salsa

We have been enjoying some fresh salsa using tomatoes we were so graciously allowed to use while some dear friends of ours were on vacation and let us use any fresh produce that was ready for picking while they were gone! Last night I enjoy some of this deliciousness a …

Homemade Beef Jerky

A trip down memory lane today as I listened to the hum of the food dehydrator running in the kitchen most of the day. A trip was not complete when I was growing up unless we had a bag full of beef jerky and dried fruit for us to munch …

Single-Serve Frozen Fruit Cups

How to Make Single-Serve Frozen Fruit Cups This is a summer must-have around the Haley House. We eat this in the form of single-serve frozen cups or popsicles. The best part of this recipe is as along as you start with the crushed pineapple, orange juice, lemonade, sugar, and water, …