Shrub Tasting

No, I wasn't out chomping on landscape. Instead, I tried The Burning Bushes Shrub, one of the drinking vinegars, from Glacier's End. I purchased some earlier in the season from them at The Marion Farmer's Market. I had tried earlier in the year to get some at the Winter Farmer's Market (Carbondale Community Farmer's Market) … Continue reading Shrub Tasting

Corn & Salad Dressing

One of the go-to condiments in our house is a really quick corn dressing--mayo, Southern Illinois honey, and Sazón-- to spread on corn of the cob. Sometimes I also sprinkle either parmesan or a cheese like feta or cotija onto it once it is on the cob. When I couldn't decide what to put on … Continue reading Corn & Salad Dressing

Ceasar Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

I had the freedom to experiment a bit on the 4th of July with some of the recipe trends I've seen floating around social media lately. A couple of these ideas that have sounded good to my family are the pasta salad with dill pickles and the one with ceasar salad. Since I didn't have … Continue reading Ceasar Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Cucumber Chef Salad

I have been craving cucumbers since I watched Katie Lee make a yummy cucumber salad (I know it is yummy because I made a version of it at home...) on "The Kitchen" last weekend. So, I packed a cucumber with my salad fixings for my lunch yesterday. Unfortunately, I forgot my lettuce. This actually turned … Continue reading Cucumber Chef Salad