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Acorns are extremely nutritious and readily available in nature, making them a healthy addition to many recipes. Here’s how to prepare and cook acorns!

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Not all apples are ideal for cooking! Below is a chart with some of the best apples for baking and cooking—from apple pies and apple crisp to applesauce and cider.

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We love coleslaw as a side item for any summer meal. Fresh and delicious, it's an awesome addition to any dinner. Here's a recipe for Ramen noodle coleslaw. It's a little different, but no less delicious!

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Have you ever thought of making homemade mayonnaise? That just seems like one of those items you pick up at the store. But it doesn't have to be! And this is just another great recipe that will use your farm fresh eggs! This recipe takes less than five minutes to make and has just a couple o…

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There's nothing better (and easier) than crock pot baked beans for a cookout. But we will be the first to admit that beans just don't photograph well...We wanted to share our easy recipe with you (picture included). It's a delicious dish, but better to eat than photograph.

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Thai food is a favorite of mine because it is something a little different. You may not realize how easy it is to make Thai food at home. But it doesn't always have to be carry-out. And the recipe calls for eggs, so you could whip this up using eggs from your own backyard chickens.

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If you have a high school or college grad and you need a super cute dessert to serve at your celebration, look no further. Here's a step by step process on making graduation cap pops for your guests!

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If you follow us here, you know we love pecans! They are a great snack, healthy and filling. What is better than pecans? Cinnamon coffee pecans! We have shared other recipes from Kim before. She is the Foodie Tourist and she has really great taste! Today we have her recipe for cinnamon coffe…

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If you are in a pinch and need to make a fancy dessert but you don't have a lot of time, here are some ways to take a regular box of brownies and turn them into something special.

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When you are in the mood for pizza, you might want thin crust, New York Style or hand-tossed. But every now and then a hearty deep dish pizza sounds just perfect. Making your own deep dish pizza isn't as difficult as you might think. So if you are in the mood for deep dish, check out this re…

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Who doesn't love cherries? They are delicious, sweet and totally good for you. There are tons of cherries in the world, but most common are wild (sweet) and sour (tart). This lovely fruit comes in a bright red or purple color and has think skin. They have very few calories, but are packed wi…

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Potatoes are a favorite of everyone. From mashed potatoes to red potatoes, this root vegetable is a fantastic food. Potatoes are full of nutrients, starch and fiber. Vegetables come in different shapes and colors, such as the Yukon gold, Russet and Ida Rose varieties. Potatoes are a great so…

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Bananas are an amazing and unique fruit. Delicious, yellow and full of potassium, this fruit is a fan favorite. You can't beat bananas on health benefits for the cost! Bananas are available all year long as one of the most commonly produced crops. Bananas are typically delicious and sweet, a…

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Who doesn't love an apple? Delicious, crunchy, healthy and full of vitamins and minerals, apples are a fabulous fruit. Apples come in many colors and flavors; including Red Delicious, Granny Smith and Fuji. Apples are a great snack all by themselves and great for cooking. They are low in cal…

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We love eggs. They are amazing and good for you and lots of people are starting to have their own chicken coops. Whether you have chickens yourself or just love to eat eggs, we wanted to share some awesome information with you.

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Frittatas are an amazing dish. They are a wonderful breakfast, snack or even dinner. And Kim, the Foodie Tourist has a most awesome recipe that we love because it's the perfect way to clean out your refrigerator!

Rice pudding is a family favorite. It's a great dess…

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Everyone loves a delicious pickle. Making your own pickles can be really fun and a great way to experiment in the kitchen. Here's a great recipe for Rosemary pickles that you can make yourself...and it's easy! Cucumbers or zucchini work great with this recipe.

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Football season is here which means the time for tailgating and cookouts is here! The best recipes are the ones that are fast and easy...and yummy! This is a pasta salad that will definitely be popular with your crowd. The good news is, it's also super easy to make and will surely impress yo…

It's almost officially summer which means it is hot,…

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Gazpacho is not for everyone. It's a cold soup, which for some is not a good taste. But if you like gazpacho, this recipe for melon gazpacho is wonderfully refreshing. This recipe makes two servings, but you can also freeze it and save it for later. It's a great meal, but also makes a perfec…

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Brussels Sprouts aren't everyone's favorite food. In fact, some people hate these greens. But if you prepare them right, they are a perfect and delicious snack that is super healthy! This is a great recipe for brussels sprouts slaw that is definitely a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for your next cookout!