Pico de gallo

homemade pico de gallo

Happy Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)! We don’t really celebrate Cinco de Mayo – mainly because my family isn’t all that crazy about Mexican or Tex/Mex food. I’ve gotten Papa to like quesadillas – which is my favorite way of using up leftover chicken (with some pan-fried onions and cheese? Yum!) Tacos or enchiladas are infrequent […]

Colorful popcorn

ASimpleHomestead.com- colored popcorn

  This is an exciting week. Little Chick is “Top Banana” at school. She has waited months for it to be her turn.  For a 5-year-old, it’s equivalent 1/10 her life!  Top Banana’s wear yellow for the week, they get to hold the door when everyone enters, they get to pick up name clips, and have […]

Norwegian Kringle

pile of kringle

Mom has made Norwegian Kringle (pronounced kring-la; also sometimes spelled kringla) for as long as I can remember. I love kringle! Even though I don’t make it very often, they don’t have to be a special-occasion treat – they are good anytime! These are nothing like Danish Kringle – the filled pastry made in a […]