Cool Stuff – Food + Drink
“Hot Pepper Relish”

There are a few more things still to harvest at Tulipwood, and my favorite are the red pepper plants still ripening next to the wood pile. We had quite a lot of them, but the deer decided they liked them too, so the harvest wasn’t quite as abundant as we were hoping. But I gathered up as many as I could to make a Hot Red Pepper Relish recipe, and […]

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“5 Pumpkin Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before”

If you haven’t caught on yet we love fall and we really love pumpkins! We love to find ways to use this seasonal treasure in both our DIY home decor and kitchens.  The following is 5 Pumpkin Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before and totally should. 1. Pumpkin Polenta with Balsamic Roasted Beets This is an easy fall meal that can be made in just 30 minutes. This is a healthy vegan […]

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“10 Tailgating Recipes You Must Try This Weekend”

Football season is here and one of our favorite parts is certainly the tailgate food. Here are 10 tailgating recipes we think you should try this weekend to make it extra fun.   1. Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies  These will definitely make you a lot of friends no matter what team you are cheering for. Spicy, sweet and bacon always makes a winning combination. 2. G’s Chicken Tenders Remember G’s […]

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“The Best Fall Gourmet Pickles Recipe”

The start of fall is my family’s favorite time of year to preserve fresh food we’ve grown in our backyard garden. We’ve been canning food for several years, but have never tried or even thought much about pickling. Last year, we received a jar of mouthwatering, homemade pickles as a gift. The brine and ingredients in that jar became the inspiration for these gourmet pickles. These pickles make an excellent […]

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“10 Venison Recipes For This Deer Season”

Deer season is officially here! In celebration, we have rounded up our top 10 venison recipes to try out this season. 1. Grilled Venison Loin with Horseradish Cream Sauce This one is easy to prepare and oh so tasty! 2. G’s Braised Venison Tacos Remeber G’s braised venison tacos? Well, they certainly are one of our favorites to prepare. All the color and texture happening on the plate, makes you feel like […]

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“13 Spooky Halloween Cocktails To Enjoy This Friday The 13th”

Tomorrow is Friday the 13th, (eek), but don’t be too alarmed – it makes for a great excuse to mix up your happy hour routine and have a little fun! The following is a roundup of some great spooky cocktails to try out this weekend. 1. Vampire Kiss This one is pretty simple and makes quite the statement- plus it’s Dracula approved. 2. Smoking Blackberry Sage Margarita Any Friday is a great excuse for a […]

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“5 Dove Recipes That Will Win Over Picky Eaters”

September marks the beginning of hunting season, and with it some of my favorite protein in the sky: dove. Most people haven’t tried dove before either because they don’t know any hunters or because they think they don’t like the taste of wild game. But we want to change that! Below are 5 tasty dove recipes that will win over even the most picky eaters. Trust us, people will be […]

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“Modern Pioneering Video: Watermelon Keg”

We propose one final outdoor party this weekend, and that you make this. Here Georgia shows you how to turn a simple watermelon into a party centerpiece! Blend the watermelon with water for a refreshing drink or with vodka for an adult version. All you’ll need is: A spigot which you can buy here A cutting board A large bowl A large spoon A serrated knife A small paring knife A […]

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“Breakfast Popsicles”

Breakfast popsicles are a fun, easy way to pack maximum nutrition into breakfast on the go. These can be made weeks ahead and stored in resealable plastic bags, and they’re infinitely versatile. Try them with yogurt for a creamy texture, or coconut or almond milk for a non-dairy variety. Start with unsweetened ingredients when possible and add in flavorings and sweeteners to your taste for the healthiest versions. As variations, […]

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“Heirloom Rice with Balsamic Mushrooms + Scallions”

I am always so inspired by family farmers who are willing to do the hard work to live off the best their hands can produce. Ralston Family Farms has a special place in my heart because of their dedication to making beautiful food, and because it is a lot of women! We are working together this year on my Adventure Getaway, showing how the rice capital of the world is […]

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