Category Archives: Idaho Grown

Food grown and made in Idaho, with love.

Idahoan Shepherds Pie

You know what aggravates me to no end? Finding a recipe that boasts to be one of the most amazing things that you will ever put in your mouth? Then it tastes hoe-hum? Ya know? This recipe will either do … Continue reading

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Cheese-tastic Broccoli Cheese Soup

One of my favorite easy, go to, comfort food recipes is this one for broccoli cheese soup. Not for the lactose intolerant! This is one of those eye raising, tummy rumblers that may have you eating tons but doing extra … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Dill Pickles

Ever tasted a homemade dill pickle? If not, BOY are you missing out. We like store bought pickles in our house, but we LOVE homemade pickles! No lie…a jar of Grandma’s pickles will only last about a week in our … Continue reading

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Italian Meat Sauce

If you are like my family and think that elk backstrap is the best thing about hunting you might want to look away for this one. What follows is my recipe for Italian Meat Sauce. Unfortunately, this time of year … Continue reading

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The Lonely Lemon

I can’t say often enough how much I love lemons…I wrote an ebook. If that isn’t a profession of love for an inanimate object I don’t know what is. For the last two years I have been babying a lemon … Continue reading

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Monster Zucchini – Bread

Every year one of the sweet ladies at Alex’s work sends us over HUGE zucchinis. I always use these zucchinis to stock our freezer with a quick breakfast for the year, a  yummy zucchini bread. Usually, I use 2 of … Continue reading

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Pork and Cilantro Tacos

My husband and I stumbled on to this delicious treat during a night we couldn’t decide what to eat. I had put pork in the crock pot that morning with some delicious spices and had just assumed we would eat … Continue reading

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Refined Beeswax by a NewBee

Since I just harvested my first haul of honey I had some beeswax. I never planned to have a ton so didn’t really have a game plan for what I needed to do to refine it. Of course, I hit … Continue reading

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Oven Fruit Leather

Apples are pouring out my ears right now. Its getting down to the wire to either use them or donate to the good ole composter. I just made 12 quarts of applesauce, 4 gallon sized ziplock bags of sliced pie … Continue reading

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BIG Batch Applesauce

Last year I got down and dirty with my first big batch of applesauce that I was wanting to put away for the year. I have 2 huge stock pans and borrowed every crockpot in town so I could just … Continue reading

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