“Muscadines, muscadines, their overture of sweetness in the mouth and brain testifying to the Holy Trinity of Sun, Rain, and Dirt…” ~James Tighe (Have you tried muscadine pepper jelly? It’s fantastic!)
Science has found out how to make our garden-fresh tomatoes stay fresher and tastier longer! Here’s that info, with some of my favorite recipes.
I love a fresh, cool salad in the summertime. I like to try new salad combinations, and I came up with one recently that I think is special enough to share with you. Check it out!
Without question, pizza is a thoroughly-loved American food, though it has those gorgeous Italian roots, and it’s fun to try different pizza recipes, customized to your likes and your region’s abundance. I made two such pizzas over the past few days. The first was simple and fast, and used plenteous ingredients in my area right… Continue reading Southern-style pizza: Greens and bacon pizza with fig preserves drizzle
Vegetables that are abundant and delicious in season are culinary treasures, provided by the sweat and care of farmers, whether large scale farmers or backyard farmers. The issue sometimes becomes finding enough ways to eat the bounty without letting any of it go to waste! Not wanting to be wasteful is a good thing; share… Continue reading Simply delicious: Mama Steph’s Parmesan vegetable skillet bake
Peaches are a favorite fruit for many people, and this time of year, they are so perfectly juicy and flavorful. Here are a few ways you can enjoy baking with peaches … if you can stop eating them cold and perfect from the fridge, that is. 🙂 Blueberry-peach shortbread bars 3 cups plain flour… Continue reading Some peachy ideas for you to enjoy all summer long
You guys know how much I’m loving the farm stands and farmers markets this summer, as I keep bringing it up to you here and on KLTV. I hope you’re encouraged by all my ravings to get there to buy some wonderful local food for yourself! It’s so perfect right now: the plump and juicy… Continue reading Mama Steph’s farmers market grilled cheese sandwich