Macaroni and Cheese in Pressure Cooker Recipe

macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and Cheese is one of the original comfort foods. Combining melted cheese and pasta has been a popular staple for many years, and just about every culture has their own version of it. There a hundreds of variations and everyone seems to have their great aunts super mac & cheese recipe that adds its … Read more

Penne and Meatballs Recipe

Penne and Meatballs

This is a recipe for the pressure cooker that is so quick it’s unbelievable, but it will produce a hot, hearty, and delicious meal in about 15 minutes. This recipe is perfect for when you drag in late and hungry and don’t want to spend a bunch if time cooking. The thick penne and the … Read more

How and Why Attract Bats to Your Garden


Bats have gotten a bad rap over the years, thanks to their associations with blood-sucking vampires, and the scare of them carrying rabies. However, despite these myths, bats are actually really useful in the garden. In fact, only 3 species of bats carry rabies and all of them live in Central and South America. Instead, … Read more

Kalua Pork Recipe

kalua pork on plate

This is the best recipe you will ever try. Kālua is a traditional Hawaiian style of cooking that involves an imu, which is a type of underground oven. This is the traditional “pig roast” that you see during luau feasts where the pig is placed in the ground and roasted. It has gained great popularity … Read more

Pork Roast in Pressure Cooker Recipe

pork roast in pressure cooker

A good pork roast makes for a great meal, but if they are not cooked properly, they can be tough, dry, and not very desirable or exciting. To defeat the “overdone and dry” situation, most people will cook their pork roasts low and slow on a grill or smoker, or in a slow cooker. This … Read more

How to Can the Best Grape Jelly

For years, grape jelly has always been my go-to jelly for peanut butter sandwiches and even meatballs! Yes, I have a recipe for slow cooker meatballs that require a jar of grape jelly to be pored over them and they are DELICIOUS. When my kids were little they always asked for grape jelly. If I … Read more

How to Make and Can Vegetable Soup Step by Step

vegetable soup cover

With the fall months quickly nipping at my heels, I am beyond ready to start canning up my favorite winter soups. A family favorite is homemade vegetable. My kids and husband love reaching for a jar off the pantry shelves during the blusteriest parts of winter. Nothing beats a hot bowl of homemade soup when … Read more