Entries by Engrid Winslow

19 Uses for Summer Jam

by Engrid Winslow Swirl your favorite fruit jam into a bowl of yogurt and granola. In the bowl above, I blitzed some of the cranberry sauce with an immersion blender and swirled it into vanilla bean yogurt. Then I topped it off with some of the whole cranberries from the sauce and my favorite homemade […]


Christmas Gifts From the Kitchen

from the kitchen of Engrid Winslow Whether you want to bring one of these along to gift a hostess or surprise a friend or neighbor, these are easy and fun Holiday Gifts. They will be welcomed by the recipient as they appreciate your thoughtfulness and good taste.   HOT COCOA 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon […]



By Engrid Winslow Yep, we can tell we are here in fall because THE place to be on the weekends is in the pumpkin patch! Here are a few of my favorite pumpkin recipes and a link to one for our furry companions who love to romp in falling leaves and go on walks with […]


Give Winter Squash Some Love

by Engrid Winslow Now that the nip of fall is finally in the air it is time to celebrate the coming harvest of winter squash.  Winter squashes include the beloved Butternut as well as Sweet Dumpling, Delicata, Spaghetti, Hubbard, Long Island Cheese, Pumpkins and so many more varieties. The squash should be harvested before the […]



By Engrid Winslow   If you are questioning whether making your own jams and preserves is worth the effort the answer would be absolutely “YES!!!!!”  If you’ve never made your own jam before check out the tutorials and instructions on these two websites: https://www.freshpreserving.com/canning-101-getting-started.html http://foodinjars.com/canning-101-archive/     Here are some ways that you can boost […]



From the Kitchen of Engrid Winslow During summer no one wants to turn on the oven and it is easier to prepare a wrap than almost any meal.  Everyone loves a burrito, right? Well, let’s riff off that and give you even more ideas for fillings and wraps.   Veggie Leaves – Think outside the […]