‘Mater Juice

Tomato Juice.  Tomato juice is a labor of love.  And since I love my husband and I love Bloody Mary’s I make homemade tomato juice.  This year however was different.  My good friend, Amanda, suggested we have a canning date and put up juice together!  What a lovely idea!  It was so much fun and…

Peter Piper

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers! YES! I can say it really fast, can you?  I can also make pickled peppers.  This comes in handy since I don’t personally know Peter Piper.  These are fast, easy and delicious.  And they last for YEARS.  I opened my last jar from 2012 just last week…

Sweet Relish

I don’t really care for fresh cucumbers, I don’t dislike them I just prefer other veggies when given a choice. I do, however, LOVE sweet relish and pickles. So I planted a bunch of Pickling Cucumber seeds. And they came up. And then they died. I should really find another hobby…they looked just like my…

Salsa 101

In case y’all don’t know (though I’m pretty sure you do) I was born, raised and live in the great State of Texas. My husband, who is from Mississippi, always likes to say “You can always tell a Texan, you just can’t tell’em very much”. While I don’t ENTIRELY agree with him I must say…

Puttin’ up Peaches

I came up with this great get-rich-slow idea a few years ago. I’d make and sell jellies, jams and mixes. The only problem was I’d never made any jellies, jams and mixes. So I figured I could learn, how hard could it be? All I really knew about the whole process was what I observed…