Recipes and Food

Scroll through our collection of from-scratch recipes or choose a category below.

Garden Fresh Recipes

All of these recipes feature fresh-from-the-garden ingredients! 

Spreads & Sauces

You don’t  have to buy sauces, jams, and condiments from the store. Learn to make your own!

Breads & Rolls

Icludes yeast breads, rolls, wraps, muffins, and more!

Food Preservation and Canning

Learn how to preserve and can your own food. Includes things like canning applesauce, peaches, jams, and preverving your harvest.

Sticky, Sweet CrockPot Tomato Jam

Sticky, Sweet CrockPot Tomato Jam

Tired or sauce and salsa? Try out this sticky and sweet Tomato Jam! It’s sure to be a new favorite to add to your home canned pantry!

Sweet and Tangy Cucumber Jelly

Sweet and Tangy Cucumber Jelly

Are you looking for something other than pickles to do with your cucumbers? Try this sweet and tangy cucumber jelly for something light and refreshing!

Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickles!

Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickles!

These quick and easy refrigerator pickles are sweet and tangy- and the perfect thing to make with all those fresh grown cucumbers from your garden!

How to Make Forsythia Jelly

How to Make Forsythia Jelly

Jelly made from flowers is a tasty way to use the flowers already in your yard. Here’s how to make forsythia jelly from your forsythia bush this spring!

Are You Making These Canning Mistakes?

Are You Making These Canning Mistakes?

Canning is a great way to preserve your garden or local, seasonal favorites. Are you making these canning mistakes that cost you time, money or your health?

How to Make Garden Fresh Salsa

How to Make Garden Fresh Salsa

Do you love to make fresh salsa with your summer tomato harvest? Try my recipe for garden fresh salsa using roasted tomatoes, peppers, garlic and onions.

How to Make Roasted Tomato Sauce

How to Make Roasted Tomato Sauce

Make your own easy, delicious roasted tomato sauce using garden fresh tomatoes. Freeze or can to enjoy your summer bounty all year long.