Author: Kayla K

Rhubarb Shortcake: A Low-Fat Vegan Dessert Recipe

Rhubarb Shortcake: A Low-Fat Vegan Dessert Recipe

I recently discovered that rhubarb can grown in the shade.  Not wanting to waste valuable sunshine space, I moved my rhubarb to under the maple tree. To move the rhubarb I chopped all of the stalks back to just a few inches.  I dug up the entire plant: Complex root...

A Bridal Shower for Jen

A Bridal Shower for Jen

I can’t believe my little brother is getting married in less than a month!  He has been with his fiance, Jen, for more than three years, so I have gotten use to the idea.  But still… He’s my little brother! We had a shower today to welcome Jen to the...

My Ebay Auctions- Ending Soon!

My Ebay Auctions- Ending Soon!

The highlights of my Ebay auctions for the week, all ending tomorrow and Monday. I have been cutting some of my favorite vintage sheets into fat quarter collections.  I rip my fat quarters to guarantee a true cut and cut them to a generous size. I keep any damaged pieces...

My Garter Stitch Scrap Afghan

My Garter Stitch Scrap Afghan

I am up for a knitting challenge but always have a garter stitch project on hand.  They are handy for travelling, watching TV, or chatting.  I don’t have to worry about counting stitches. This is my fun scrap afghan project that I have had going for quite awhile.  It is...

Tony’s Summer Style

Tony’s Summer Style

Tony decided it was finally safe to put away his winter coat for the year. Like all good Iowans, Tony knows that if you put your winter coat away too soon the weather will turn cold. This spring has been really tricky so he waited until the middle of June....

Reader Input: Selling Farmer’s Market Baked Goods

Reader Input: Selling Farmer’s Market Baked Goods

Hi all! I need some help from you. I have spent the last three hours baking up a storm, experimenting with new bagel flavors. Today’s recipes are Sweet Potato Cranberry, Honey Whole Wheat, and, my favorite, Chai Spice. I’m looking for something unique to sell at the local farmer’s market for some...

Pressure Cooker 365 Day #88: Steamed Chicken Potsticker Dumplings

Pressure Cooker 365 Day #88: Steamed Chicken Potsticker Dumplings

Today I thought I’d be a little adventureous and try something new. Steamed Chicken and Veggie Potsticker Dumplings from Sandra’s Easy Cooking sounded interesting… and they were. They were very tedious to make and they melted into a gooey lump in the pressure cooker. But they were also delicious! I...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #87: 15 Bean and Barley Stew

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #87: 15 Bean and Barley Stew

This 15 Bean and Barley Stew was an excellent meal for Derby Thursday. I used a packaged 15-bean mix, diced tomatoes with green chilis, and jarred minced garlic for convenience. I dumped everything in my pressure cooker, ran around like a mad woman getting ready for practice, and pulled the...