Blackberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastry

A Solution for All Those BERRIES!

When I think of Kansas crops, I don’t often think of fruits and berries. But if you’ve ever visited any Kansas orchards, like Kling Family Orchards in Pittsburg, then you know that our State is blooming with pleasant surprises. Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, oh my! Read on for some delicious blackberry jam recipes plus my Secret Weapon…

DIY Italian Sausage

Make Your Own Italian Sausage!

It’s almost too easy. Simply mix up all of the ingredients and BAM! You have Italian sausage! I like to make this up in large batches, freezing it in 1-2 lb. packages for later use. (Editor’s Note: I really could have used this recipe when I lived in SE Asia and couldn’t buy Italian Sausage, but…