Seasonal Roots

Eating seasonally lends to many rich flavors.  Throughout fall and winter, root vegetables like parsnips and carrots find their way to our table regularly­–as does bacon.  Moving into Advent also brings to mind other roots that run deep, namely faith and family. Continue reading “Seasonal Roots”

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Sunset Delight

Delightful End to the Day

I love sunsets (and sunrises)!  The colors mezmerize me as I gaze in awe of just how great and wonderous God really is.  When I first whipped up these beets, carrots & onions, I tried thinking of a catchy name.  One that really captures both, the vibrant colors and the explosion of flavors, too.  I immediately thought of our gorgeous Iowa sunsets (and sunrises). Continue reading “Sunset Delight”

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Dilly Cucumber Salad & Water

I’ve been asked to share this Dilly Cucumber Salad Recipe ever since the first time I posted about it – the last time I was at the Waterloo Urban Farmer’s Market.  I’ve not ignored you, but I wanted a video to go along with the recipe.  I will have to say, I am pretty stoked about this video-it took less than 2 hrs to complete Continue reading “Dilly Cucumber Salad & Water”

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Waterloo Urban Farmer’s Market

This past Saturday, I was at the Waterloo Urban Farmer’s Market at the Riverloop Expo Plaza doing cooking demonstrations and handing out samples.  I love cooking seasonally Continue reading “Waterloo Urban Farmer’s Market”

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Easy 4th of July Picnic Snacks-Snack Picks

With July 4th just around the corner and in the middle of the week, it may be difficult to plan & prepare snacks for your holiday outing.  Here’s an easy, quick snack idea that is sure to please everyone’s palate-Snack Picks.  Snacks on a toothpick! Continue reading “Easy 4th of July Picnic Snacks-Snack Picks”

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