Oaklawn Park

On Wednesday we enjoyed a day at the Horse Races.  This has kindof become an annual Spring Break tradition for us.  Oaklawn Park is a little over 2 hours away in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  They have had live horse racing there since 1904. … Read the rest

Winners Circle – Caught in a Cooking Rut

Congratulations! The winner of the $10.00 Amazon e-card was Graciegreeneyes or Amy Grace of Washington state!!!  I used random.org to select my winner.  We had 12 individual entries and random.org generated the number 4 and Graciegreeneyes was the fourth entry!

Graciegreeneyes wrote:

“My “go-to” dinner has recently become frittata.… Read the rest

Creamy Asparagus Soup

It’s spring and one of my favorite vegetables is starting to come into season! I LOVE asparagus.  My friend Jonni recently posted a recipe for a Cream of Asparugus soup that she saw in Bon Appetit Magazine.  The recipe looked great but I wanted to make it my own. … Read the rest

Turnip Greens, Bacon and Shiitake Quiche

Today was Basket-A-Month day!  After a 2 month hiatus I am so glad to be getting fresh local food again!  Today’s basket was beautiful and contained Turnip Greens, Spring Mix, Shiitake Mushrooms, Bacon, Sweet Potatoes, Brown Rice, Butter, Milk, Cheese, Sorghum (or Honey in some baskets), a jelly and Eggs. … Read the rest

Garden Journal 3-9

I am really looking forward to my garden this year and things are starting to come together.  I have been working on my layout plan and I think I have things pretty well situated.   I know this will change some over the next few weeks as I get the beds layed out but here is my basic plan.… Read the rest