Breakfast in a jar

Recently I’ve been bringing my breakfast and lunches in jars. I kind of feel like Robin Sue from Big Red Kitchen – she has a whole series of things she makes in mason jars. I like using the jars because I know what I put in there won’t leak, I can heat it without the…

O Olive Oil & White Balsamic Apple Pie

One of the things on my list of things to do this year was to participate in a recipe contest. I hadn’t really thought about where or when it would happen when I was picked by Dave at eRecipe cards to create a recipe using olive oil and balsamic vinegar from O Olive Oil. I…

Watermelon/Apple Granita

Over the years I’ve read recipes for granita’s many times. I always wanted to try it, but never took the time do just do it. Since I have my juicer, this was a great way to use up extra juice. 🙂 I started with this: In my juicer I juiced 4 apples and a little…

Mark

What a week this has been! My son Mark graduated from 8th grade last night – I get sappy at commercials and I am not going to lie, I did start to tear up a bit! Yes – he’s 13 and WAY taller than me – but he’s even taller than his grandma! On Wednesday…