Ravioli Soup Recipe

*This post originally appeared on IC on December 29, 2010.  I have updated it to reflect higher quality pictures.* In the fall and winter I make soup at least once a week.  I have a few amazing recipes in my arsenal that my family love.  This ravioli soup is probably my favorite.  I love Italian {…Read More…}

How to Can Applesauce the Easiest Way in the World

*This post originally appeared on October 17, 2011.  I have taken new pictures to update the post. * I have made applesauce every year for the last 10 years. After living in the Pacific Northwest (Portland area) for 5 years I became spoiled by all the amazing apple splendor.  One particular house we lived in {…Read More…}

Harvest Baked Pork Chops

Nothing screams comfort food more than the change in the weather from hot to cool, am I right?  With apple picking in full swing here in the midwest, I thought I would take advantage of all those juicy fruits and showcase some harvest baked pork chops with apples.  Pork and apples are pure bliss when {…Read More…}

Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken

There is something about fall that screams crockpot to me.  Maybe it is the routine of the school year and the fact that we don’t grill out like we do in the summer.  But the minute September 1st rolls around I start perusing through my crockpot recipes to add a few in the rotation each {…Read More…}