Grilled Lamb Patties and 14 Hands Wine

  I enjoy the flavor wine imparts in my cooking, so I was happy to team up with 14 Hands Winery to do some summer grilling. They sent me some bottles of wine for me to experiment with. We’ve purchased 14 Hands for cooking before, and we’ve always been very satisfied with the results. I was very […]

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DIY IKEA Cake Stand

A few weeks ago I joined 75 local bloggers for a preview event at the Draper IKEA.  My family and I enjoyed a complimentary breakfast while I perused the new 2013 catalog.  (We got to see it before it was made available to the public.)  Then my husband and I dropped the kids off at […]

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Watermelon Otai For A Crowd

Every summer get-together deserves a great party punch.  When my husband’s aunt and uncle invited us to their farm for a little family reunion yesterday, I asked if we could make Watermelon Otai.  Otai is something we usually seem to have at big family parties with my husband’s side of the family.  Everyone loves it, […]

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Raspberry Cake Bars

Shelf Reliance sent me a sample of their freeze-dried raspberries.  I decided to try out a recipe from their website–Raspberry Cake Bars. I’d never tried freeze-dried raspberries before.  They were delicious.  This is definitely something I want in my pantry and food storage. They taste great out of the package, but you can also soak […]

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