Lasagna Recipe with Homegrown & Homemade Sauce

One of the best things about gardening is the ability to grow your own food. It’s even better when you can save the food that you’ve grown & enjoy it months later when your garden has gone to sleep under layers of snow. It’s a yearly tradition of mine to make my own tomato sauce…

Making The Pioneer Woman’s The Pie That’ll Make You Cry Pecan Pie for Christmas

Normally, I either come up with my own recipes for this website or I put my own spin on a favorite recipe. However, there is no beating Ree Drummond’s The Pie That’ll Make You Cry pecan pie recipe. It’s straight up impossible to top/enhance the absolute treasure that is her pecan pie. I’m not even…

Fresh Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Grown From Seed & Made From Scratch

The feasting time has come, my friends, when we stuff ourselves with turkey & all the sides. Pumpkin pie has always been my favorite part of Thanksgiving. Years ago, I was perfectly happy with store-bought pies for the holidays. That all changed once I started making my own pies. My baking life completely changed once…

Cast Iron Pizza Recipe with Garden-Fresh Ingredients

I have been making homemade pizzas since I was a child, so I consider myself to be a bit of a pizza-making expert (check out my basil, pepperoni & mushroom pizza recipe). I usually make pizzas in a standard pizza pan, but I also like using a deep dish pan (I am from the Chicago…

Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe with Fresh Garden Herbs

I have been making homemade pizzas ever since I was a kid (check out my pepperoni, mushroom & basil pizza recipe), but I would usually just use canned pizza sauce & store-bought pizza dough. I had dabbled a bit in homemade pizza dough, but it wasn’t something that I had really tried to perfect until…

Homegrown Cucumber Sandwiches Recipe

I don’t know about you, fellow gardeners, but I have been harvesting cucumbers every day for a few weeks now. No complaints here because I love cucumbers & it is always fun trying out new ways to prepare them. I already created a recipe for cucumber salad, which is a favorite in our house, but…

Homegrown & Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Like a lot of gardeners this year, I have been enjoying a bumper crop of strawberries. I only have one everbearing strawberry plant, so I’m used to picking maybe 5 a week during the harvesting periods. But, this year has been a different story & I have been gathering about 10-15 strawberries a day so…

Easter Cake Decorating Tutorial: Easter Garden Angel Food Cake

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Happy Easter! I have never met a holiday I didn’t want to make a themed dessert for & Easter is no exception. For the last 2 years, I have made a coconut cheesecake decorated…

Quick Fresh Mint Tea Recipe

I started growing mint for the first time in my AeroGarden in January & if there’s one thing that I’ve learned since then, it’s that mint grows like no one’s business. I heard about this, so I was aware of its prolific growth, but I didn’t really understand just how crazy it would get. Now…