Don’t Drink Cheap Spiked Eggnog – Make Coquito

How many times do you pick up a bottle of spiked eggnog from the grocery store on the way to a New Year’s eve party. Was it as good as you hoped? That’s the reason for making Coquito. This is a Puerto Rican take on eggnog and is out of this world. Enjoy and HappyContinue reading “Don’t Drink Cheap Spiked Eggnog – Make Coquito”

How to make Honey Pickled Radish: From Garden to Jar

I’m always looking for a way to preserve my fresh produce to ensure I can enjoy them throughout the year. I decided to look for a way to preserve radishes as I have an excess of Chinese Shawo Fruit radishes from the backyard organic raised bed garden. Harvesting and Preparing the Radish I picked aboutContinue reading “How to make Honey Pickled Radish: From Garden to Jar”

Homemade Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos): From Garden to Jar

My jalapeno plants are continuously pumping out ripe jalapenos. I don’t want to waste them so I went to an old standby recipe that I haven’t made in a few years: Cowboy Candy. Check out this YouTube video where I demonstrate how to make this incredibly easy homemade recipe using spicy jalapenos straight from theContinue reading “Homemade Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos): From Garden to Jar”

Strawberry Jalapeno Jam: From Garden to Jar

A few years back I was looking for another tasty way to preserve my jalapeno pepper harvest. I came across a recipe that intrigued me which paired jalapeno peppers with strawberries. So, I tried it out and now I make some every year. It just so happens that I have a surplus of peppers comingContinue reading “Strawberry Jalapeno Jam: From Garden to Jar”

Chinese Barbeque Pork (Char Sui) using Pork Belly

We had family coming over a few weekends back so needed to cook up a meal. We were walking through the meat section at Costco looking for inspiration and came across a nice slab of pork belly. I decided to buy it and utilize in a set of dishes using a Chinese food theme. TheContinue reading “Chinese Barbeque Pork (Char Sui) using Pork Belly”

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