Pesto – Using Fresh Basil from the Garden

When you have fresh basil in the garden, you want to make the most of it and use it up. While I do use it fresh in pasta sauces, stews, and soups, this year I wanted to try something different. Something flavourful that we have never tried before. I began looking for ideas and recipes to use it in. Since I have never tried Pesto, that was going to be my choice to use up some of my basil. The day I decided to try it out, I realized I didn’t … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Stove Top Meals for Picky Eaters

stove top meals

Over the past 6 days, we have only been able to cook with our stove top or small kitchen appliances. When we went grocery shopping, we picked up a variety of items for the week. When you have a picky eater, it is sometimes hard to find quick and easy stove top meals. I found out my oven wasn’t working when I turned the oven on to heat it up for a pizza. After about 20 minutes, I hadn’t heard the beep letting me know the oven was ready. I went … Continue reading