This is an image of finished Pumpkin Hummus drizzled with Masa Harina. A white dish sits atop an orange towel. A silver spoon sits on top of the towel and a fresh pie pumkin can be seen is in the background.

Easy & Delicious Pumpkin Hummus

By Brandi McRill / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

I LOVE pumpkin and will find any way to use it. I learned, rather quickly, that fresh pumpkin (and pumpkin in the can) is a FAR cry from the flavors I consider ‘pumpkin spice.’ (Um, where are the cloves, the cinnamon…the yumminess???) Our weekly co-op share always provides pie pumpkin during the fall shares. I […]

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Celebrate Spring with this lovely Easter lunch of Lamb Chops, Asparagus, Carrot Soufflé and no knead bread

The Perfect Spring Easter lunch

By Brandi McRill / April 2, 2021 / 0 Comments

Around here, we find just about any reason to celebrate and ringing in the Spring Season is one of our favorites! I’ve received several inquiries about my Spring Equinox Dinner for people looking to make Easter brunch so, if you want to recreate this delicious meal, follow these links for this easy to follow meal! […]

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This is a blue bowl filled with Red Bell Pepper Dressing and Marinade. The sauce is adorned with a few fresh basil leaves. The bowl sits on top of the blue and white kitchen towel, with a raw red bell, fresh basil and a wooden spoon to make the image more aesthetically appealing.

Red Bell Pepper Dressing/ Marinade

By Brandi McRill / July 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Who doesn’t LOVE Red Bell Peppers? They are loaded with antioxidants, packed with Vitamins A & C and seem to be a great source of B6, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and folate. Did I mention that they taste AMAZING? Even non-veggie lovers can’t resist the sweet crunch of red bell peppers. Honestly, I’m not a […]

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Birds Eye View of Verde BBQ in a mason jar and blue and white checkered towel in the background.

Verde BBQ Sauce

By Brandi McRill / July 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you know the difference between a tomato and a tomatillo? People often mistake tomatillos for ‘green’ tomatoes but in fact, they deserve a category all of their own. Otherwise known as the Mexican husk tomato, this green, or green-purple fruit, originated in Mexico and was cultivated by the pre-Columbian people of Mesoamericans. It was […]

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Butternut Squash Marinara

By Brandi McRill / December 1, 2019 / 4 Comments

The first time I ever tried butternut squash was in a jar of marinara years ago. During one of my marathon trips to TJ Maxx, I stumbled upon a jar of sauce that was ‘low in points’ so I decided to give it a shot. I was pleasantly surprised by the delicate taste and quickly […]

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Carrot Top Pesto from Guest Blogger at Rollin’ Local

By Brandi McRill / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Rollin’ Local is a food truck concept coming in Fall of 2018. Owners, Michelle & Kristi will be serving locally sourced, responsibly farmed FARM to STREET foods! We welcome them as our guests on today’s blog post and are grateful for this INCREDIBLE pesto! As supporters of the local farming community we shop farmers markets, […]

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Bravado Spice Co Crimson Hot Sauce Glazed Salmon

By Brandi McRill / May 16, 2018 / 2 Comments

We consider the Crimson Hot Sauce from Bravado Spice Co the official Hot Sauce of the Oklahoma Sooners. (Sorry, y’all….) I eat this sauce on everything from eggs to tacos to chicken. Jack likes his heat a little more mild so I developed this glaze that we can toss on wings, Chicken, Fish or veggies […]

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