Preserving with a busy life

A few simple ideas for getting the tastes of your garden year round

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0 Comments | Posted in 0 By Mary Young On 28th August 2014

Zucchini Muffins

The perfect recipe for using large overgrown zucchini!

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0 Comments | Posted in 0 By Emma Kelly On 11th July 2012

Zucchini Pancakes

A delicious way to enjoy fresh zucchini from the garden!

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1 Comments | Posted in 0 By Emma Kelly On 12th June 2012

Fresh Tomato and Lentil Soup

I discovered this “recipe” for Greek lentil soup many years ago and it quickly became a favorite for our family. It is great for the extra tomatoes you may have in your garden, or in the fall and winter to use with canned or frozen tomatoes. This could be a frustrating recipe for those of you who follow recipes exactly, as I have never had specific amounts for the ingredients. But, no matter how I’ve made this, it always turns out great, and even when I have nothing in the house for dinner, I almost always have what I need to whip up this soup.

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0 Comments | Posted in 0 By Emma Kelly On 1st September 2011

Lemon Scones

As we are enjoying the last of the summer fruit here in Pennsylvania, it seemed like a good time to share a variation of our family scone recipe. These were a favorite of mine as a kid, and they are still a treat when my mom effortlessly whips up a batch for breakfast when I go home for a visit. Now my boys look forward to lemon scones in our home and, especially since they are easy to make and a bit healthier than many other scone recipes, I make these often to accompany fresh fruit for an quick home made breakfast.

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1 Comments | Posted in 0 By Emma Kelly On 15th September 2010