Vegetable Barley Soup with Turkey Sausage

Happy Thursday! What a great week it has been! My dear younger sister came to visit from Nashville, TN (our hometown) for the last seven days. Since she’s never been to Cali before, we spent nearly every day out and about, site-seeing Los Angeles. For the first few days I showed her all of my favorite beaches: […]

Jungle Stew

Last week, mine and Cobalt’s friends surprised us with a quick visit on their way to a concert in downtown Chattanooga. They hadn’t come to visit us since we moved from Johnson City to Chattanooga after our marriage in June 2012. So instead of going out to eat with them, we decided to make them […]

Updated: Recipes from Our Backyard: Applesauce

- – – – – Originally written July 17, 2012: My husband and I are blessed to have a very fruitful apple tree in our backyard in Chattanooga. Unfortunately, we missed the peak season in June because Cobalt was ┬áin Johnson City getting ready for our wedding. But once we returned to Chattanooga after our […]