Monthly Archives: July 2015

Weekly Menu Plan #39

Katie’s plan: Pizza, steamed green beans, homemade applesauce Dinner out Pan-fried pork chops, tater tots, steamed green beans, cherries, salad with cucumber, grape tomato, and green pepper, corn muffins Hamburgers with homemade buns, potatoes, salad with fixings, cherries and grapes … Continue reading

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Two Recipes Using Blueberries: Blueberry Muffins & Blueberry Ice Cream

Our families love blueberries. Every year, we pick buckets and buckets of blueberries – some to eat fresh, and much more to freeze. Whether fresh or frozen, blueberries are fantastic in these two recipes. My favorite blueberry muffin recipe is … Continue reading

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How to freeze blueberries: A step-by-step guide, plus recipes (with links!)

A few years ago, when my son started first grade and my husband had recently switched jobs so that his shift began at 6am, I found myself with many balls to juggle each morning. It was a challenge to get … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #38

Katie’s plan: Out of town for the weekend Penne with meaty marinara sauce, fresh green beans from the garden with pesto, fresh berries Pizza (pepperoni or pesto-tomato), apricots, chocolate-zucchini cake Out of town for three days Other things to make … Continue reading

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Two Recipes Using Zucchini: Zucchini Bread & Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Zucchini season is usually short, but prolific. You can check your plants first thing in the morning and find nothing ready to pick, only to come home to monster zucchini. It amazes me every time, though I should expect it … Continue reading

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What to do with Zucchini, with recipe links!

Planting zucchini in your garden is one of the more amazing experiments. From a small seed grows enormous leaves. Then, these little yellow flowers show up. One morning you may notice a small zucchini starting to emerge. All of a … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #37

Katie’s plan: Sandwiches and wraps, potato chips, watermelon Leftovers Sandwiches on the road, pretzels, apples Visited family for the weekend, no cooking! Takeout dinner on the road Pancakes and shterum, juice Spaghetti with homemade meaty marinara sauce, steamed carrots, cherries … Continue reading

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