Cranberry Oat Squares

It’s September 20, and the furnace is on now for the winter.   We’re back to wool socks and long  johns.  Time to get the garden turned over and put to bed for the winter.

 I love eating outside on nice days in the cool autumn air.  It’s so refreshing, and these Cranberry Oat Squares are just the ticket for a nice little afternoon treat after working in the garden.  I love the bright color of cranberries.  It’s a good idea to keep a few bags in the freezer, so you can whip up a batch of these little squares in a moments notice.   Continue reading

Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

Fall is “Trending”  I think that in a previous life I was a chipmunk or squirrel, because as soon as the first few leaves fall off the trees, and the signs of fall start to appear, I get busy stocking up for the winter.   The days grow shorter around here, and it starts getting dark out early.  I find that when it gets dark out around supper time , you really don’t feel much like doing alot of cooking, it’s more like time to go to bed and hibernate, so that is why I love filling the freezer with as much prepared food as possible to help get a meal on the table during the winter months when you are tired after work and don’t have much energy  left to cook large meals. Continue reading