What’s Cooking?  Pesto…

What’s Cooking? Pesto…

Last weekend I made pesto, and let me tell you, it made our kitchen smell AMAZING! My love affair with pesto started a few years ago when I had basil growing like a weed in our garden. What to do with all of that basil? Pesto, of course. I followed a recipe from the...
What’s Cooking?  Greek Orzo Salad…

What’s Cooking? Greek Orzo Salad…

Summer is here and my herb garden is in full swing. Off of our covered patio, there are steps leading into the yard and pool, and flanking the steps are two built-in planters. Over the years I have used these planters for flowers, succulents, and most recently my herb...
What’s Cooking:  Pasta Fagioli Soup…

What’s Cooking: Pasta Fagioli Soup…

When fall and winter arrive each year, my husband and I start to crave soups. Whether it be at home or dining out, we love almost any kind of warm soup. During our 6 1/2 years living in Hawaii, we would fake it in the somewhat cooler winter months and prepare pots of...
Soda Cracker Bars…

Soda Cracker Bars…

Today on Tumbleweed Tidings, I interrupt the Tale of Three Condos to share a quick and easy recipe that my aunt Harriet sent me after our family picnic last summer. And since today is her 80th birthday, I wanted to share this one for her! Recipes that use saltine or...
Just Shoot Me…

Just Shoot Me…

At our family reunion picnic a couple of years ago, my aunt Harriet gave me Mini Dessert Serve ware set that she thought I would enjoy using for entertaining. It came with 8 small shooter glasses in two styles and a glass pedestal to present them on. There were also...

Easy, Last Minute Fourth of July Treats…

Are you hosting friends and family for the Fourth of July this year?  Did you just get a last minute invite to go somewhere else to celebrate? Or are you watching the various presentations in the comfort of your own home? Regardless of how one observes the...

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