Some Assembly (and Patience) Required

The past few weeks here in Oak Lawn, a south suburb of Chicago, have been a gardening challenge to say the least. We've had cold rain during the day,  started our day with snow on the grass and...

Soup’s On

Last week snow, this week rain.  So much rain that there is not only zero snow left anywhere, but some areas now have flooding.  Cold and wet weather means indoor sports only. Like cooking :) In my...

It’s Better than Chicken Noodle Soup

Hello Everyone - Well we caught it. All but one of us got the nasty flu that has crept into every state in our union. My husband John was the only one to get a flu shot and the only one who hasn't...

Your Favorite Skillet Hash

Holidays are over and the feasting has turned to fasting.  With a fridge full of leftovers, which I love, the prep work is done for fast and easy meals.  An added benefit of using your leftovers -...

Homemade Holiday Cheer

Hey Gardeners still looking for something to do with your hands while you're waiting for Spring? Need a creative fix that's easy and is legally mood altering? This Double Chocolate Brownie recipe...