Monday, August 27, 2012

Around Here...

:: vegetable garden ::     
A little something to share... my August harvest! 
  
Celebrating the "fruits of my labor".
 :: Homemade Bell Pepper Preserves :: 

 6 bell peppers
1 c. white vinegar
1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp. salt

Take bell peppers clean and remove seeds, cut into strips, and chop into fine pieces.
Sprinkle with salt, stir, let set for 1 hour. 
DRAIN WELL
Place in cooking pot.  
Add 1 cup white vinegar and 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
Simmer and stir for 45 mins. -1 hr. or until it thicken like a jam.
Let cool. place in mason jars.
SERVE- with cream cheese, on a saltine cracker.
:: YUMMY :: 

:: Homemade Tortillas ::
  
This recipe was added to Friday's Lovely Links. 
You can also find it HERE .
I just had to try making some of these, to go along with my garden salsa.
Let me tell you...
Amazing, easy, and delicious!!
My baby grandson was thrilled to be the first to try these tortillas.
 I was thrilled to have him over.

Enjoy the simple things in life... family, love, and food.