Category: Photos

  • Bzzzzzz. What Have I Gotten Myself Into?!!????

    Long story short: We have 2 beehives now. Long story long: In late October about 18 months ago we got some screaming deals on some trees. That moved us to look for some more and before April of 2013 we had planted 10 new trees 8 of which were fruit trees with more to come. […]

  • Spring Break 2014 aka Adventure Sphere aka Rick

    Spring Break 2014 aka Adventure Sphere aka Rick

    So yeah, it’s been long time. No apologies no promises, just a (long) post. 😉 Breakdown Last time we went to Goblin Valley for Spring break it cost a fortune because of an broken alternator that had to be repaired in a little town along the way.  This time I was prepared and brought every […]

  • A Look Back at a Very Busy Holiday

    A Look Back at a Very Busy Holiday

    This is going to be a long post. Sorry in advance. We started “December” the weekend before Thanksgiving. One of the only things I like about living in Salt Lake is that it is virtually free to do fun things. Like go to the Christmas tree lighting at the Gateway and get a free Kurt […]

  • Pizzaiolo


    2013: The Year of the Pizza I decided at the beginning of the year that this year I would finally overcome my pizza block. I have never been able to make a pizza that I have been happy with. I have always just blamed the oven. You see the temperature in a “real” pizza oven […]

  • Cheddar Cornbread Waffles and Tri-Chile

    Cheddar Cornbread Waffles and Tri-Chile

    We got 20 inches of snow over the weekend.  Perfect weather to just stare out the window with a warm bowl of chili in your hands. I know this is weak food photography. But I wanted to get the post up while it was fresh. Tri-Chile I have been working on my chili recipe for […]

  • A Trip and Fall

    A Trip and Fall

    So after attending the wonderful Brigham City Temple sessions @mrsangrygardner wanted, well she begged and plead, to go see the changing leaves.  I choose to go up American Fork Canyon. I have admit the reason was two fold 1. It is a beautiful canyon and a fun drive that starts along the river bed and […]

  • Watermelon-Lime Jelly

    Watermelon-Lime Jelly

    I don’t know where this came from but one day I just started obsessing about making this jelly. A run up to Logan and down Fruit Highway and I started the process. Day 1: I found out that I didn’t use a big enough pan. Watermelon-Lime Jelly Honestly this is a work in process. This […]

  • Dilly-Beans


    These were the best!! 2 1/2 cup vinegar 2 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup pickling salt Per every 1/2 pint 1/4 tsp dill seed 1/4 tsp celery seed 2 cloves garlic 1 hot pepper sliced

  • Ensalada Caprese

    Ensalada Caprese

    It’s the end of summer that means two of the greatest things are happening. Tomatoes are starting to ripen and the temperatures are starting to drop. Both fabulous thing on my book. I found fresh hand pulled mozzarella cheese at Harmon’s grocery here in Salt Lake. This was some amazingly great cheese. I decided that […]

  • Farmers Market (a trip north)

    Farmers Market (a trip north)

    I am not going to lie I am to the point that I think that I get a better value from going to a farmers market than planting myself.  You are able to get the finished product that is garden fresh with out the frustration and waste of planting your own… That begin said I […]