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Recipe – Diane’s Grape Salad

My friend Diane facebooked me and told me she was taking my Cranberry Orange Sauce with Walnuts and Grape Salad to her son’s tomorrow. I’d never heard of grape salad. When I learned it had broccoli in it, I had to get the recipe. Sounds deeeeeelish! Thanks, Didy!

Grape Salad

1 Cup broccoli florets […]

Recipe – Cranberry and Orange Sauce with Walnuts

This is so easy it’s ridiculous. Don’t omit the salt and pepper.

2 bags fresh cranberries 1 cup sugar Zest of 1 big orange Juice of 2 oranges 2 pinches of coarse sea salt or 1 big pinch of kosher salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1/2 c. walnuts, toasted and chopped

Bring […]

The Northern Cardinal

Isn’t this a stunning photo? The kind people at Project Feeder Watch emailed it to me today. This is the time of year when the entire eastern US can spot these bright and flighty little gems. The Northern Cardinal is always fun to spot. This is a male. The female has more brown in her […]

Pickles Again!

I made a small batch of pickles again today – only six jars. We ran out of our sliced pickles months ago and I miss them. Today I made all sliced pickles for sandwiches (the photo above is from a previous batch of spears.)

The last jar I saw of Vlassic […]