#Homegrown Recipes


PUTTANESCA AWESOME SAUCE

By Tere G.
This sauce is my own version of an Italian classic. I make it with fresh, organic...

How to Dry Herbs in the Refrigerator

By Tere G.
This is a super-easy way to dry fresh herbs. In my opinion, it preserves the color...

DELICIOUS GRILLED CAPRESE SANDWICH

By Tere G.
If you're looking for an alternative to that boring, everyday sandwich, this delicious grilled caprese sandwich...

BREAD & BUTTER FRIDGE PICKLES (small batch)

By Tere G.
I found this recipe online, but it made too much for just two people to eat...

SHRIMP & VEGGIE KABOBS (GRILLED/OVEN-ROASTED)

By Tere G.
This is one of our favorite ways to prepare some of the summer veggies from our...

8"X8" SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

By Tere G.
This recipe is the perfect size for a smaller gathering. We use our own homegrown sweet...

BAKED SWEET POTATOES with CINNAMON HONEY BUTTER

By Tere G.
Sweet potatoes aren't just for the holidays; we eat them year round. I like to switch...

OVEN EGGS BENEDICT

By Tere G.
This is my recipe for an easy eggs benedict baked in the oven. It's made with...

ONE GOUDA OMELETTE

By Tere G.
I made this omelette yesterday morning, and it was so good that I made it again...

THE BEST SAUTEED MUSHROOMS!

By Tere G.
It's true, bacon makes everything better! These sauteed mushrooms with bacon, onion and garlic are so...

SHORTCUT SHRIMP & VEGGIE FRIED RICE

By Tere G.
This is one of my favorite "go to" recipes for those days when I'm in a...

STRAWBERRY JAM (NO ADDED SUGAR)

By Tere G.
This is the basic recipe by Sure-Jell, doubled, and in an easier to read format. It...

LOWER SUGAR FRESH STRAWBERRY PIE

By Tere G.
This is a delicious "no added sugar" pie. It sets up firmly and can be piled...

WHITE CHOCOLATE STRAWBERRY LOW SUGAR PIE

By Tere G.
This is a delicious, sweet and creamy low-sugar treat, best made with homegrown berries. If the...

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PIE (low sugar)

By Tere G.
This is a sweet and creamy dessert, filled with the delicious flavor of homegrown strawberries. Though...

RED WHITE & BLUE SMOOTHIES

By Tere G.
This is a healthy, not overly-sweet strawberry, blueberry and banana smoothie that I created for my...

CREAMY SQUASH CASSEROLE

By Tere G.
This is my attempt at trying to come up with a new way to use up...

FRESH PEACH CRISP

By Tere G.
A warm and simply delicious fresh fruit dessert that will make your house smell wonderful! This...

CORN & TOMATO SALSA

By Tere G.
This tangy homemade salsa, made with fresh from the garden vegetables, is so delicious, and versatile!...

SHRIMP & CORN SALSA

By Tere G.
This recipe evolved from my basic corn and tomato salsa recipe. I added shrimp and Louisiana...

LOADED CORN FRITTERS

By Tere G.
My husband calls these golden crispy fritters "ultra corn fritters." They're loaded with cheese, bacon, chives,...

FRESH FRUIT COBBLER

By Tere G.
A warm and simply delicious fresh fruit dessert that will make your house smell wonderful! It's...

PEACHES & CREAM CHEESECAKE BITES

By Tere G.
Our peach trees did amazingly well this year, so I'm trying to use their fruit in...
26 Treasured Old-School Recipes

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes


What’s old is new again! While experimenting in the kitchen is fun, there is something about old-school, tried and true recipes that have our heart. Old-fashioned recipes have the ability to transport our taste buds to simpler times. From pound cake to banana pudding, biscuits to clam chowder, they’re made with simple ingredients and always […]

18 Side Dish Recipe Ideas

18 Side Dish Recipe Ideas


Stumped what to make to complete tonight’s meal? Brainstorming dinner ideas is hard enough; however, we’re here to help. These side dishes are perfect to pair with your main dish. Asparagus, potatoes, corn, and more are prepared in a variety of ways that your family will love. Loaded with flavor and easy to make, these […]

Game Day Recipes for a Winning Weekend

Game Day Recipes for a Winning Weekend


Fall has arrived and football season has kicked off. Living in the South, on Saturday and Sunday we live and breathe football. Watching our favorite teams play is a family activity and, of course, we need to have some tasty game day food. “These poppers make a great dish for snacking while watching the game […]