Why I’ve been gone lately…

I have two excuses as to why I’ve been missing from my blog: pickles and tomato pie. Our garden started off the summer doing extremely well, but as usual the Ohio summer ruined it. We had way too much rain and not enough heat.


I’m Back!

I’m sorry for the unexpected month long break from blogging. I’ve been looking for a job, getting some projects done around the house, and cooking everything we get from the garden. And I’ve had one of those lovely colds that just won’t go away. Our garden is doing fantastic! We have already had 12 zucchini,… Continue reading I’m Back!

Easy · gardening · homemade · italian · pasta · Recipes

Cherry Tomato & Herb Spaghetti

This recipe is something I made up a few years ago because I had so many cherry tomatoes from our garden. By the middle of August, we have so many tomatoes I run out of ways to use them, so this recipe is perfect. This recipe can be made with dried herbs, but when I… Continue reading Cherry Tomato & Herb Spaghetti

Easy · homemade · italian · pasta · Recipes

Sun-dried Tomato & Feta Orzo Salad

Orzo has to be my favorite pasta shape and it is so versatile. This salad is so simple and it tastes good cold or warm. It’s great as a side dish or as a main dish with the addition of chicken.