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Monster-eye deviled eggs are creamy deviled eggs with a sliced pimento olive in the center for an eye.

Monster-eye deviled eggs


These monster-eye deviled eggs are an easy, spicy and tangy snack for Halloween. The pupils of these monster-like blood-shot eyes are made from sliced green Spanish olives with pimentos.

A grazing board of spiced fig and pear jam on sliced baguette with brie and cheddar cheeses.

Spiced fig and pear jam


Spiced fig and pear jam is a delicious spread perfect for entertaining and pairing with a variety of cheeses. This recipe for spiced fig and pear jam is infused with warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of cloves.

A bowl of slow cooker chicken soup featuring fresh veggies.

Slow cooker chicken and garden vegetable soup


  Slow cooker chicken and garden vegetable soup is one of our favorite go to mid-week meals. I make this heart-warming vitamin-packed soup once a week. Then I enjoy the left overs for lunch. Slow cooker meals top my list of family dinners right now. They are great to come […]

A large bowl of panzanella salad featuring soft mozzarella, tomatoes, gluten free croutons and basil.

Gluten free panzanella salad


  Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and gluten-free croutons make up this simple, yet delicious summer salad. I like to make this gluten free panzanella salad at the height of tomato season. Fresh tomatoes right from the garden are best. This recipe is inspired by the book Farm City: The Education […]

Two BBQ chicken sliders placed on a cutting board. Pickles and buns in the background.

Instant Pot BBQ chicken sliders


  Use your electric pressure cooker to whip up this family favorite. Instant Pot BBQ chicken sliders are a quick meal any day of the week. Serve with classic coleslaw and sweet bread and butter pickles. This post may contain affiliate links. See policy for more information. I like to […]

A close up of one large date square. A small dinner plate in the background holds several other date squares.

Canadian date squares


  Canadian date squares are a sweet treat made of cooked dates and a crumbly oatmeal topping. They are commonly enjoyed with a cup of coffee or as a snack food. Date squares can easily be made gluten-free. They are snapped up in a flash at every gathering I bring […]