Saving Summer’s Harvest: how to blanch green beans (video)

I spent the afternoon in my daddy’s garden. I love his garden. It isn’t a perfectly manicured garden with perfect wood box raised garden beds and perfect mulched walkways. Instead the raised beds are free standing with the vines of pumpkins and summer squash spilling onto the paths between the beds. To the two of us it is paradise. We had fun together creating a short video on how to grow beans which I will upload & write about soon. But this evening I had a bit of quiet in the house after my son went to sleep nice and early. So I used that time to prep and blanch my green beans!

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We Love Grandma’s Recipes: Pineapple Sauce for Easter Ham

Easter is right around the corner so I just had to share a family favorite recipe for Pineapple Sauce. This sauce is so easy to make and is perfect to smother over Easter ham. Plus, you know how ham can get cold pretty quickly? Well this recipe is served hot so it just warms your ham right back up.

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