Today’s Veggie Harvest – May 17, 2013

Today's harvest will be a salad for lunch!

One of my favorite parts of the day is roaming around my vegetable garden looking to see what is ready to harvest.  This is my first big veggie harvest of this season. First Big Veggie Harvest of the Season Here in NC, we have had an unseasonably cold spring.  Many seeds did not germinate at…

Wheelbarrow Planters – Reuse Re Purpose Recycle

Collection of wheeled planters

There are a lot of planters for sale at garden centers, but you could break the bank buying many of them.  Why not see what you have handy that would make great planters?  Old wheelbarrows and wagons fit that bill perfectly.  Wheelbarrow planters are one things on my bucket list of must do gardening ideas. …

Favorite Amaretto Cocktails – Almonds at Cocktail Hour!

My Favorite Amaretto Cocktails

I first tasted Amaretto when I lived in Australia.  It was very common to end most meals in a restaurant with a liqueur of some sort. Amaretto soon became one of my favorites. These Amaretto cocktails all use this tasty liqueur as part of the drink. Enjoy the nuttiness of my favorite Amaretto Cocktails. Some…

Hotel Riley Rum Cocktail – Vacation Time!

Hotel riley cocktail

Let’s enjoy another of my delicious tropical rum cocktail recipes!  This one is so, so delicious.  The Hotel Riley Rum cocktail combines vodka, amaretto and coconut rum with the refreshing taste of lime and pineapple juice. Enjoy the refreshing taste of a Hotel Riley Rum Cocktail You will feel that you are on vacation, for…

Toasted Almond Cocktail – Kahlua Amaretto Cream

Kahlua Amaretto Cream Cocktail

Amaretto is one of my favorite liqueurs. The flavor of almonds is just delicious and I use them all the time in recipes for both food and drinks.   This Kahlua Amaretto cream is a great cocktail recipe that is perfect to serve at a cocktail party. This Toasted Kahlua Amaretto cream Cocktail is creamy and…

White Russian Kahlua Cocktail

White Russian Kahlua Cocktail

I love the coffee taste of Kahlua in cocktail recipes.  I’m not a coffee drinker but the smoothness of Kahlua is a great taste sensation.  This White Russian Kahlua cocktail combines that taste with vodka and cream for a great tasting drink. Kahlua Vodka and Cream makes a great White Russian Cocktail. This drink, as…

Dark Russian Kahlua Cocktail

Dark Russina Kahlua cocktail

Here is another of my favorite Kahlua cocktail recipes.  I’m not a coffee drinker but the smoothness of Kahlua is a great taste sensation.  This dark Russian Kahlua cocktail combines that taste with vodka, chocolate milk, and cream for a great tasting drink. Add chocolate to your vodka and Kahlua for a Dark Russian Cocktail…

Fresh Rosemary – Herb to Grow in Patio Containers

How to grow rosemary

Fresh rosemary is one of my favorite spices.  I use it all the time in Italian cooking and also in many of my chicken recipes.  It’s easy to grow and is a great one to start with for those who are new at growing herbs. The favor of this fresh herb is robust and the…

Freezing Buttermilk – Why waste part of the Container?

Freezing Buttermilk

If you are like me, you will find that most recipes call for much less than a carton of buttermilk and the rest of it can go to waste before you use it again in another recipe.  Don’t waste the rest of the container.  Freezing Buttermilk is the answer. Don’t Waste – Freezing Buttermilk is…

Cuban Breeze – Amaretto, Vodka & Pineapple Juice

Cuban Breeze

Looking for a refreshing cocktail recipe that gives a tropical feeling when you drink it?  The Cuban Breeze cocktail combines Amaretto, vodka and pineapple juice for a refreshing tropical style drink with just a hint of almonds. Enjoy the taste of Almonds with A Cuban Breeze I first became acquainted with Amaretto when I lived…

Soften Brown Sugar With Bread – Today’s Cooking Tip

soften brown sugar

Brown sugar is great in recipes but if you don’t use the whole box of it, you will likely find a hardened mess the next time you open the box.   No need to throw it away!  Just use this cooking tip to soften brown sugar easily. Use this tip to Soften Brown Sugar Add a…

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner – Today’s Household tip

Do it yourself Stainless steel cleaner

There is nothing quite like the look of stainless steel appliances in a kitchen.  They are very popular right now and most kitchens seem to have them.  But one of the problems associated with them is how on earth do you get rid of the fingerprints that seem to accumulate on them without spending a…

Athlete’s Foot Remedy – Household Vinegar

Athlete's foot remedy

Battling the itching and burning of athlete’s foot can be a real chore and quite painful.  There are many remedies that you an purchase but this natural athletes foot remedy is simple to do and very inexpensive. DIY Athletes Foot Remedy All you will need is vinegar -both white vinegar and work. (affiliate link) Soak…

DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser – Sort out all those Rolls

DIY project to hold all your tapes

I have tons of rolls of tapes.  I use them all regularly, but trying to find them when I need them is frustrating, since I can’t remember where I used them last.  This DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser solves that problem for good. This DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser  Puts your Tapes all in one place. I…