Caramel Apple Cider Floats are the perfect transition from summer to fall. Combining a summer staple (ice cream floats) with a fall essential (apple cider), you’ll celebrate everything this season has to offer. [Read more…]
Move over shakers, this pretty salt is ready to be the centerpiece.
A beautiful spread of pink himalayan, smoked sea salt, fleur de sel, and flavored salts serve as a functional focal point. Guests can top their food with a salt of their choice, imparting pure, bright flavors onto the food. They will also enjoy the conversations that develop as they try new flavor combinations. Its a win, win kind of moment.
Using simple kitchen items, you can easily make a stunning centerpiece. Read on to see our favorite ideas. [Read more…]
Now that salt has its own aisle at the grocery store, you might find yourself wondering which type to buy.
Taste, texture, additives, natural minerals, and health benefits are all factors in deciding which salt to stock your pantry with. From basic table salt to the flakiest sea salt, the options are endless, and they each serve a great purpose in your kitchen.
Keep reading to learn a little more about our favorite salts. [Read more…]
I try to downplay my love for Grandma’s Dill Pickles. Nobody at my house needs to know just how satisfying it is to bite into a salty, briny, crispy pickle. Why? I don’t want to share.
If you’re new to canning, pickled beets are a great place to start. Simple instructions and pantry ingredients combine to create deliciously, tangy beets. They are perfect for topping salads and sandwiches, bringing you a bit of summer joy all year long.
Eating mustard pickles is like playing the lottery… getting a winning scoop is almost as great as one million dollars. For me, a winning scoop of Grandma’s mustard pickles includes a pearl onion. Those little gems are winners, as far as I’m concerned.
One of my earliest kitchen memories is making raspberry freezer jam with my maternal grandma. She always let us stir in cup after cup of sugar, keeping us busy in the kitchen. I’m certain it took twice as long when we were involved, but she always made it feel like our job was the most important. And with 4 pounds of sugar in each batch, there certainly was plenty of stirring to be done.
A kitchen appliance is only worth having if you’ll actually use it. So, if you’re only using your dehydrator once a year when you have an abundance of apples, then we have a few new uses for your dehydrator.
Dehydrating is the oldest method of food preservation. Easy to do and easy to use, food dehydrations allows any person to save their summer bounty for the winter months ahead.