Lemon Zest

Lemon is one of my absolute favorite flavors. Lemon poppy seed bread, lemon meringue pie, lemon bars…all of these are frequently found in my kitchen. The tangy, citrusy zing just tickles my tongue. The best way to get a strong lemon flavor in baked goods is to use lemon zest in a recipe. Lemon zest…

Book Review: Week by Week Vegetable Gardener’s Guide

I borrowed the Week by Week Vegetable Gardener’s Guide by Ron and Jennifer Kujawski from the library a couple of years ago and loved it so much that I added it to my Amazon wishlist. This past Christmas, I found it wrapped underneath the Christmas tree. I didn’t even make it to New Year’s Eve…

Bygel Rail

Each year, I set up an Amazon wishlist to help “guide” my family members in shopping for me. I have a great family, but many times, they just have a hard time choosing gifts that I would love. So I do this, and it helps them. My wishlist is so huge that it’s often a…