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Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce I saw that I had a couple partial bags of apples in the fridge that needed to be used up. The raspberries and the peaches and the strawberries are starting to ripen. And the blueberries….oooh time for the berry berry good french toast! drool! But I…

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Pork Chops With Apples and Onions! There is something about pork, apples and onions that just go so well together. The lightly sweet and the savory compliment each other. The apples cooking deep into the pork makes the meat so juicy. In cooking, some things go together, and some don…

Easy Wonton Chicken Salad

Need a quick, but healthy lunch? Appetizers for a party that will impress? A summertime dinner that’s light and fresh? Give Wonton Chicken Salad  a try. Easy Wonton Chicken Salad Guess What! I’m going to be a grandma! I’m so excited. We have a…

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Remedy For A Hot Day – Fresh Fruit Popsicles! It’s HOT! I mean it’s REALLY HOT! Shel Silverstein wrote a poem about being hot that I used to read to my children. In the poem he first said he was so hot he took off his…

Berry Berry Good French Toast

Strawberry, Blue Berry, French Toast, OH MY! What a wonderful way to wake up. The aroma of this breakfast casserole wafting through the house is nothing short of  AMAZING! And it is so pretty! Made with Fresh Berries I wanted to make Berry Berry French Toast using all the fresh…

Carambola Will Make Your Mouth Dance!

What is Carambola? Carambola, or starfruit as it is also called, is a tropical fruit tree which bares a wonderful juicy fruit with a unique shape and very good flavor. The fruit when cut in cross wise slices are shaped like stars, hence the name starfruit. Where does the carambola…

Papaya

Papaya Easy to Grow. Incredibly nutritious. You’ve probably seen them in the grocery store. They kind of look like an oblong melon. Some are a little larger than a mango. Others are the size of two cantaloupes placed end to end. They are usually a pale yellow. But…

GROW YOUR OWN MANGO AND A SMOOTHIE

  It’s such a joy to look out your window and see your own…  mango tree growing in your yard.   And what says “Ahhhh, a day in paradise” more than a mango smoothie? Sweet and sassy, slipping over my tongue as I sip it…

GROW YOUR OWN PINEAPPLE AND GRILL SOME TOO!

HOW TO GROW A PINEAPPLE Whether you live in the south or you live in a colder climate, you can still grow a pineapple. Yumm. Fresh off the plant pineapple. Sweet and tart at the same time. It just tastes tropical. And they are really so easy to grow. Because…