Around the Kitchen

Growing the produce is only half the fun. Cooking (and eating) the harvest is the other half. Here are a few recipes along with some food and kitchen related info and videos.

dish dryer racks in drawer

Over-Sink Dryer Rack

Over-the-sink dish drying racks are a versatile, multipurpose kitchen accessory that roll up to fit easily in a drawer or cabinet so they're perfect for our Read more . . .


blueberries and limes

Bread Machine Jam

Making homemde jam in a bread machine is as easy as putting the ingredients in the breadpan, selecting the program, and hitting the start button Read more . . .


Black and Decker Crisp 'N Bake air fryer oven

Black and Decker Air Fryer

We've been looking for an air fryer toaster oven combo for several months and finally decided on the Black and Decker Crisp 'N Bake Air Fryer Toaster Read more . . .


McCormick wood spice rack

McCormick Wood Spice Rack

There are dozens of spice racks on the market, but this McCormick spice rack includes 24 jars of organic, gourmet McCormick spices and a Read more . . .

aluminum tortilla press

Tramontina Dutch Oven

We bought our Tramontina 5.5 quart enameled cast iron dutch oven at Walmart and although it was clearance priced it still seemed way too cheap Read more . . .


aluminum tortilla press

Using a Tortilla Press

After years of making homemade tortillas with a rolling pin, I finally bought a small tortilla press and now my tortillas come out perfect, and the tortilla Read more . . .


Orchard Valley Harvest Nuts

Orchard Valley Harvest Nuts

Orchard Valley Harvest Nuts come in a variety of mixtures formulated to be both healthy and delicious. The one- and two-ounce individual serving size Read more . . .


mushroom mini-farm in a box

Mushroom Mini-Farm

Mid-March in the Northeast is too early for any serious gardening, and growing mushrooms in a box is better than not growing anything at all, so when Read more . . .

Rachael Ray 12-piece cookware set

Rachael Ray Cookware

We weren't really in the market for a new cookware set, but when we saw the Rachael Ray Hard Enamel Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware set clearance-priced at Read more . . .


spinach artichoke sandwich

Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Spinach-Artichoke dip is a big favorite in our household especially during football season, so when we saw this Spinach and Artichoke Dip Sandwich recipe Read more . . .


onion bread pudding

Onion Bread Pudding

Onion and pudding is not a word combination you'll hear very often, but this Onion Bread Pudding recipe is easy to make and can be served for Read more . . .


cabbage soup

Cabbage Soup

Cabbage soup resurfaces every few years as a diet craze, but it's been a personal comfort-food favorite for many years. This cabbage soup recipe is just Read more . . .


tomato basil mozzarella bites

Tomato Basil Bites

Tomato, basil, and mozzarella - you'll never go wrong with that combination. These tomato, basil, and mozzarella bites use only a few ingredients Read more . . .


pickled red onions

Pickled Red Onions

Quick and easy to make using only a few ingredients, these pickled red onions are tart, sweet, and have a pleasing amount of heat that can be Read more . . .


sweet green tomato pie

Sweet Green Tomato Pie

The words "sweet" and "green tomato" wouldn't seem to go together very well, but when combined with a few other ingredients Read more . . .

Gordon Ramsay's Broccoli Soup Recipe

Ian Knauer's Garlic Bread Recipe

How to Make Classic Tomato Sauce - Mario Batali

TABASCO® Sauce: Avery Island, Louisiana