Tag: Homemade

Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Puree and Roasted Seeds

Despite not feeling like fall here in Texas the autumn, equinox has passed and I decided it was time to make pumpkin bread. I already had everything I needed at home except the pumpkin puree. The grocery store on a Sunday afternoon was chaos and part of it was being worked on and I couldn’t

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Foodie Friday: Pineapple Radish Salsa

Hot summers require lighter dishes and I decided to try something different. Last year I made a mango radish salsa that was fantastic but I wanted to change things up a bit. Ingredients: 1 full pineapple – diced 1 bunch radish – thin sliced 1/4 bunch cilantro – roughly chopped 1 – 2 jalapenos –

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Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day Chocolate Cookies

Keltin and I don’t do anything crazy on Valentine’s Day but I use it as an excuse to try something a bit different. I made chocolate covered strawberries for the two of us but I also made chocolate cookies with peanut butter morsels for my coworkers. I thought that it would make the day a

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BLOGMAS 2018: Homemade Apple Cider

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Christmas is right around the corner and I’ve been cooking away. Yesterday I made my first batch of homemade apple cider. My batch was made a bit differently because I didn’t have whole spices. Instead I put ground spices into a tea filter bag and put that into the crock

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BLOGMAS 2018: Hot Chocolate

I’m seriously behind on my Blogmas posts this year but never fear, they start today with a little bit of Christmas cheer! Don’t ask why that rhymes, sometimes rhyming just happens. Anyway, a requirement for cold days and Christmas movies is a nice cup of Hot Chocolate. Like most things, I prefer to make my

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Its fall and fall weather leading to winter calls for warm soups and stews that heat you down to your toes. Many of those recipes call for broth to give flavor, so why not make your own? This recipe is great because it is made from vegetable scraps. Directions: As you cook and peel vegetables

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Easy Homemade Hair Pomade

I had a recipe planned for this week and I forgot to take pictures while making it. So I’m going to show off a different project that my boyfriend and I worked on this week. Keltin uses hair pomade but it can be ridiculously expensive so we decide to make some at home. Keltin says

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Foodie Friday: Snickerdoodle Cookies

I make a ton of chocolate chip cookies and I make a variety of odd herbed cookies; lemon-rosemary, sage thumbprints, etc. But I wanted to make something that was a bit more mainstream in the cookie work without being sugar or chocolate chip so I decided on snickerdoodle.  Ingredients: 1 C. Butter – room temperature

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