My Farm to your Table

Mediterranean Pasta Salad made with Red Wine

Mediterranean Pasta Salad made with Red Wine

Mediterranean Pasta Salad made with Red Wine is such a delicious salad because the pasta is actually boiled in red wine, giving it a very unique taste experience. Pin it for Later If you want a unique salad experience, and one your guests will be […]

Bulgur and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Bulgur and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

What to do with all those bell peppers out of your garden? Make Bulgur and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers for a healthy ancient grains recipe. I had some beautiful bell peppers I had bought at my local grocery store when they were priced at 2 […]

Farm to Table Healthy Vegetable Stir Fry

Farm to Table Healthy Vegetable Stir Fry

If you like to garden or love to meander through the farmers market, this recipe, Farm to Table Healthy Vegetable Stir Fry, is one to make. ATTENTION: I would like to proudly announce a new category on my blog called “My Farm to your Table.” […]

Fresh Healthy Berry Smoothie

Fresh Healthy Berry Smoothie

Fresh Healthy Berry Smoothie puts all those healthy nutrients from fresh fruit into smoothie drink form–yum! If you are like me, you don’t always eat the healthiest. We are exposed to so many temptations every day on T.V. and in the stores. And I have […]

Firecracker Mascato Berry Sangria

Firecracker Mascato Berry Sangria

Firecracker Mascato Berry Sangria is all you need to send you to the moon!!! If you are looking for the perfect summertime cocktail, you can’t go wrong with my Firecracker Mascato Berry Sangria. Traditionally, mascato is a little too sweet for me. But trust me, […]

Red White and Blue Patriotic Dessert

Red White and Blue Patriotic Dessert

Red White and Blue Patriotic Dessert is everything you need to impress for the summer holiday season. I made Red White and Blue Patriotic Dessert recently for a family gathering, and it was a big hit. With Memorial Day and 4th of July five weeks […]

Single Serve Seven Layer Taco Dip

Single Serve Seven Layer Taco Dip

Single Serve Seven Layer Taco Dip is everything you remember about this yummy appetizer in single serve form. I love a good taco dip, and this Single Serve Seven Layer Taco Dip is perfect for that Cinco de Mayo celebration. Different variations of this dip […]

Chicken Veggie Stir Fry with Ramen Noodles

Chicken Veggie Stir Fry with Ramen Noodles

Chicken Veggie Stir Fry with Ramen Noodles covers all the bases by incorporating all those beautifully healthy vegetables. If Chinese is one of your favorite cuisines, you are going to love Chicken Veggie Stir Fry with Ramen Noodles. We really enjoy the Chinese buffets around […]

Lucky Vegetable Beef Soup

Lucky Vegetable Beef Soup

Lucky Vegetable Beef Soup is the perfect soup to ring in the New Year. I combined my favorite vegetable soup recipe and added beans instead of the pasta I usually add. And since we have had a serious cold snap here in the midwest, this soup […]

Corn on the Cobb Dip

Corn on the Cobb Dip

Corn on the Cobb Dip puts those end-of-the-season vegetables to good use. The growing season will soon be coming to an end here in southcentral Illinois. I still have an assortment of vegetables I need to incorporate. My tomatoes are small but still tasty. The […]

Over-the-Top Broccoli and Tomato Salad

Over-the-Top Broccoli and Tomato Salad

Over-the-Top Broccoli and Tomato Salad is a little something I came up with in my attempt to create new and interesting ways to use the tomatoes out of my garden. Too bad the tomatoes come on all at once; it would be nice to have […]

Fresh Garden Salsa Extraordinaire

Fresh Garden Salsa Extraordinaire

Fresh Garden Salsa Extraordinaire is dedicated to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Salsa is a recipe that is very popular in the State of Texas, being a neighbor to Mexico. If you would like to donate to Hurricane Harvey relief, I have provided a link […]

Crab Meat Pasta Salad

Crab Meat Pasta Salad

Crab Meat Pasta Salad is one salad everyone can eat, even those allergic to shellfish, because it is made with imitation crab meat (which is actually fish). I’m not sure how, but they process it to have the taste of crab meat. At a recent […]

Ham and Cheese Potatoes

Ham and Cheese Potatoes

My Ham and Cheese Potatoes casserole is a great way to use leftover ham. Since there is only two of us in our household, I am always trying to find new ways to use ham. Unfortunately, there is usually so much leftover. And who doesn’t […]

Patriotic Berry Salad

Patriotic Berry Salad

Patriotic Berry Salad is a perfect summer salad because the fruits are so plentiful this time of year. This salad is really a cross between a leaf salad and a fruit salad. You will find that the dressing is a little on the sweet side […]

Hot Zucchini Dip with Mushrooms

Hot Zucchini Dip with Mushrooms

Hot Zucchini Dip with Mushrooms makes good use of all those zucchini that are in season right now in the midwest.   This is the perfect blend of vegetables and cheesy garlic sauce that makes a delicious appetizer. When making this recipe, it is important […]

Seasoned Green Beans and New Potatoes

Seasoned Green Beans and New Potatoes

Seasoned Green Beans and New Potatoes are wonderful right now because they are in season in the midwest. In my experience, you just need to cook the livin’ daylights out of them with the proper seasoning to get rid of the green taste. That’s where […]

Layered Tuna Pasta Salad

Layered Tuna Pasta Salad

I have been making this Layered Tuna Pasta Salad for a number of years.  It’s one I rely on often to take to summer family gatherings.     Sometimes tuna can overpower a dish, but by using a smaller can, the proportion seems just right. […]

Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie is one of those recipes that incorporates two of my faves–a creamy pudding mixture and a fresh strawberry mixture. In this pie, the pudding mixture consists of instant cheesecake pudding and whipped topping which makes it light and fluffy. The strawberry mixture […]

Ultimate Spaghetti Squash

Ultimate Spaghetti Squash

I love squash fixed just about any way, but this Ultimate Spaghetti Squash is a keeper.   I love broccoli. In addition, I am also a huge cheese fan.  So what could be more perfect than a recipe that incorporates both.  Since I am always looking for […]