Category Archives: Local food

Apple Sauce: From Field to Plate

A few weeks back… ok so maybe about a month or so ago (I am very behind on my blog), my oldest daughter, Becky and I went apple picking. We had waited too long for my favorites: MacIntosh and Honeycrisp. … Continue reading

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Morning Bliss: Yogurt Parfaits and Recipe for Maple Nut Granola

Mmmmmm, this is my favorite breakfast. Sweet fruit, crunchy granola and creamy yogurt. I love vanilla yogurt in my parfaits, I was spoiled by the combo at Prince Street Cafe! I tried to make my own with plain yogurt, but … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato, Spinach & Sausage Pie with Ro’s Favorite Crust

Today is Day 8 of our 10 Day Pledge. It’s an overcast, lazy kind of morning and I needed to use up some leftover baby spinach and a few little tomatoes before they became compost material. I felt like a … Continue reading

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Day Two – oh what a day!

So… Hurricane Irene threw a curveball at us – around midnight our power went out. A nasty “breeze” took down some heavy branches in our neighbor’s tree and sheared off the power connection. This threw my careful planning for meals … Continue reading

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Day One

Today is the first day of our 10 Day Pledge!! So far, so good :^)  My 7 year old is trying to buck the system because he misses fruit roll ups, but other than that, we’ve enjoyed our day’s selections. … Continue reading

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Resource: Farmer’s Markets & Happy National Farmer’s Market Week!

It’s National Farmers Market Week!!! Woot-woot!!! Lancaster County has an abundance of fruits and vegetables being harvested this week. So  check out one of our local Farmers Markets and pick up something wonderful for your weekend meals! Some perfect selections … Continue reading

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Bonus Recipes! One Fruit, Two Real Desserts

Well, today was supposed to be dedicated to discussing some local resources for real bread. However, ahem, “life” (aka two kids with too many appointments and two puppies with their own needs) got in the way and I never got … Continue reading

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