Comfort Food: Split Pea & Squash Stew

Jamie's PictureIt has still been a good time as any for some comfort food.  One of my favorite homemade comfort foods is a Split Pea and Squash stew, from a recipe I got from Jamie Checket, a Certified Holisitic Health Coach.  It's easy to make, beautiful to look at, and delightful to eat.  My husband and I have kept this recipe in regular rotation since first trying it out...
February 13, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Show-Stopping Simple Soup

If you can peel a potato, you can make this delicious soup from scratch.  It’s beautiful in its simplicity, and it’s been a great comfort food in my house for many years.  It pairs well with a light salad and...
November 30, 2016 by Jennifer Katehos

Raised Planter Box Instructions

A few years ago, I decided I wanted to learn to build things.  I'd been shopping for goodies for my house and could not find exactly what I wanted.  I figured, "If I can't find it, I can learn to make it!"  (Also, I wanted a garden shed shaped like TARDIS and the only way to...

May 21, 2016 by Jennifer Katehos

Woodworking: Living Room End Table

I've been at it again!  This time, I've been breaking in the 10-inch sliding compound miter saw that my sweet husby got me for my birthday (best. gift. ever.) by making an end table for the living room.  We recently got a new sofa/loveseat set to replace an overstuffed-style sectional sofa that our dog had really made his own.  This left us with an extra corner in the room!  We needed a table.  True to fashion, when...

August 13, 2013 by Jennifer Katehos

Woodworking: DIY Plant Bench

I have been a very naughty soapmaker this winter.  My plan had been to spend the season making vast amounts of bar soap, to get ready for the farmer's market this summer, but I've recently discovered woodworking...

March 10, 2013 by Jennifer Katehos