Category: Veggies


The Perfect Summer Fare Pannekoeken and German pancakes are perfect for summer.  It’s a great way to take advantage of the seasonal harvest from berries through apples—even though putting syrup […]

A Guide to German Pancakes and Pannekoeken


New Twists on a Familiar Theme -Alice Osborne The familiar theme? Salads served up in a salad bowl. The new twist? Layered, sog-free salad in a canning jar! This isn’t […]

Mason Jar Salads



This is our all-time favorite chicken skillet dinner—chicken and new potatoes slathered in sour cream. We’ve been making it for years, ever since we lived in Alaska where we grew […]

Chicken and New Potatoes Skillet Dinner




Teeny Tiny Spices Taco Seasoning
How to Make Simple Meals with Spices It’s been two years now since we started carrying spice blends from The Teeny Tiny Spice Company of Vermont. I’ve used them every […]

How to Make Simple Meals with Spices


I never thought of pizzas as a quick weeknight meal, but my daughter Debbie makes them in fifteen minutes (including the baking time). You can make pizzas in the same amount […]

How to Make Pizzas Quicker than Delivery



You can use this recipe to make cream soup from most vegetables.  Consider this for asparagus, fresh pea soup, carrot soup, celery soup, and more.  Since tastes and veggies vary, […]

Base Recipe for Cream Soup


This is our all-time favorite chicken skillet dinner—chicken and new potatoes slathered in sour cream. We’ve been making it for years, ever since we lived in Alaska where we grew […]

Chicken and New Potatoes Skillet Dinner



You can use this recipe to make cream soup from most vegetables.  Consider this for asparagus, fresh pea soup, carrot soup, celery soup, and more.  Since tastes and veggies vary, […]

Base Recipe for Cream Soup


When the summer produce arrives, make a salad.  It’s easy to make a tossed green salad, a garden salad, and add whatever veggies you have to it.  You can add […]

Summer Salads from the Garden



We know of three ways to add fresh veggies to bread: stuff the bread hot-pocket fashion, add bits of chopped veggies to the dough, or puree the vegetables and add […]

Pepper Cheddar Bread


Pannekoeken work for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert.  You can make pannekoeken two ways:  Add the extras to the pannekoeken mix or cook the pannekoeken and then use the pannekoeken […]

Fresh Veggies for Lunch Pannekoeken



We’ve made hundreds, maybe thousands, of pannekoeken in the last six months and yet we’re still learning.  We would like to share what we’ve learned and hope that you enjoy […]

All about Pannekoeken


I’m amazed how much pizza we ate when we were young. I was going to school at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks and working too.  Still, my roommates and […]

How to Make Summertime Pizzas



Pizza is everyone’s favorite. With all these fresh veggies, why not serve them up on pizza? This one is main stream enough that even the kids will go for it. […]

Veggie and Sausage Supreme Pizza


Use this recipe as a template for other calzones. Try other calzones with mushrooms, pepperoni, spinach, or more. If you use onions or green peppers, partially cook the veggies before […]

Creamy Ricotta and Sausage Calzone Recipe



My mother used to make a white gravy with thinly sliced beef that she got in packages in the deli section of the grocery store.  It wasn’t a true chipped […]

How to Make Biscuits and Gravy


We taught an omelet class the other night.  It really turned out to be an omelet bar for 40 people.   We cooked sausage and chicken cut into dices.  We sautéed […]

How to do an Omelet Bar



Dennis Weaver Debbie Frantzen We used to make thick, gooey pizzas laoded with meats and cheeses.  Now they seem heavy and rich to us.  And we can’t find them on […]

How to Make Fifteen Minute Pizzas