Category: winter

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Creamy Gratin Onions

Every year my dad’s request is pearl onions for Christmas Eve Dinner. Is other request is that they’re like my grandma’s pearl onions. I’ve tried every recipe you can imagine. Finally, success this year. I think they were just really creamy and tasty not sure how much they actually taste like my grandma lo’s. This will be on the menu from now on though. … Read More Creamy Gratin Onions

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Bacon Cherry Plum Sage Wrap

Have you tried the Cherry Plum? A cross between a cherry and plum. I couldn’t resist trying them this summer. You can use this recipe with a nectarine, plum, cherry or apricot. Bacon Cherry Plum Sage Wrap Recipe Serves: 6 People INGREDIENTS 4 Cherry Plums 8 Pieces Bacon cut in half 12 Sage Leaves 2 tbsp Maple Syrup INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees … Read More Bacon Cherry Plum Sage Wrap

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Dresser Upgrade

I’m still arranging and rearranging furniture as we remodel the Farmhouse. We celebrated two years in December and I still feel like we have so much to finish. Our list is getting smaller but there’s no room fully complete. One of the other things, I never fully thought through was what to do with our furniture. It would be nice to just start from … Read More Dresser Upgrade

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Closet to Pantry

Well, it’s time to get caught up on the projects we’ve been working on. First up today the pantry! We’ve been cherry picking projects to talk about since we have plenty going on.   We have projects on every floor and every room. The pantry has been done since October and I keep forgetting to share it with you. Our enchantment was featured this … Read More Closet to Pantry

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French Onion Soup

May I suggest a cheese and ham panini to go with this warm soup… or just a bottle of wine and a baguette. You should have a half a bottle left, or you may have finished making the soup. We don’t judge! Feel free to open another bottle! Lighting a candle when you chop onions does NOT stop you from crying profusely. LIES, LIES, … Read More French Onion Soup

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Chili Weather

I can’t take total credit for this recipe… I got the idea from a recipe on AllRecipes.com and then worked it a little to fit my needs. I use it with all sorts of variations. I like to roast the jalapeños for a richer flavor. I grow them in my garden and keep them in my freezer which makes handling a bit safer. It’s … Read More Chili Weather

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Glass Door Project

Finally, my desk project, which I started in July, is now finished. It seems something always came up where I didn’t want to spend the money on the glass top for the desk that Bruce made for me from a wild idea I had this summer. Luckily, he just ordered it for my birthday. And even more lucky, I got it early. We found … Read More Glass Door Project