Author Archives: Kristel Poole

Fresh Summer Peaches Call for Homemade Peach Cobbler

Fresh Summer Peaches Call for Homemade Peach Cobbler

Summer fruits at their peak, and peaches are one of my absolute favorites. There’s something about biting into a juicy, ripe peach that brings to mind carefree summer fun, when it doesn’t matter so much if you get a little messy. I still love eating fresh peaches, but I love peaches in other ways my…

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How to Make & Use Creative Summer Pestos

How to Make & Use Creative Summer Pestos

Many of us are growing small windowsill or container herb gardens this summer. We started a few small plantings on Earth Day in old coffee cans, and now, they are growing strong in the summer sun. The strongest of our herb plants, by far, seems to be the basil, which is known for its ability…

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Afternoon Energy Boost Go Sport Chai Smoothie

Afternoon Energy Boost Chai Smoothie

You know that point in the afternoon when everyone at work starts getting sleepy at their desks and the coffee maker in the break room gets its second workout of the day? As people try to caffeinate their way through the afternoon slump, it’s not uncommon for Jim from Accounting to nod off in his…

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How to Make Strawberry Jam in a Bread Machine

How to Make Strawberry Jam in a Bread Machine

  It seems to happen every summer. Whether you visit a berry farm or farmers market – or just have generous neighbors, you inevitably find yourself with a surplus of strawberries. Everyone enjoys strawberries fresh, but they only last for so long. Sooner or later, you have to use them or lose them, and no…

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