A family favorite, this 14-day sweet pickle recipe is definitely worth the wait. Be sure to grab the free printable jar labels if you’re planning on giving these pickles away as gifts. The best recipes always have a lineage. They’ve been passed down, one generation to the next, notes scribbled in the margins to share […]

This easy strawberry jam recipe is a great way to preserve the flavors of spring. Serve it on buttery homemade biscuits for a special treat. Can you believe it’s almost strawberry season? We had a pretty mild winter and some warmish spring days, so I’ve already seen a few roadside stands advertising farm-fresh strawberries. I can’w […]

I have a wonderful recipe for Moroccan Chicken ((I’ll be sharing it soon!) that is a packed with flavor and makes a great weeknight meal, even though it sounds very exotic. However, there’s one ingredient that can be hard to find — and expensive when you do — preserved lemons. The preserved lemons give the dish a […]

If there is one food I associate with my Grandma Mills, it is her homemade watermelon rind pickles. She used to keep the jars, filled with bright green syrup and clove-seasoned pickles, on a shelf in her kitchen, behind an old sheet that had been fashioned into a curtain. Whenever Grandma cooked a family dinner, […]