Amy Jeanroy

Cooking and writing have been my constant companions ever since I was a small child.

My earliest memories are of my grandparent's garden and watching my grandfather clean fish for our meals. Every bite of food was wrapped in love, and I carry that with me to this day.

My writing is all over the place. For frugal and home cooking- mom stuff, visit The Farming Wife. I blog over at Eartheats.com, about wildcrafting and growing food on our family farm, and Herb Gardens about everything herbal.

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September 19, 2014

Now that the frost is impending, it's time to harvest every last tomato. That means there will be pots and pans stuffed with the harvest and all sitting around the kitchen in the way. Of course...

September 18, 2014

Head over to your local thrift store and buy one of the bread machines you see sitting there. For some reason, the awesomeness of the bread machine has never really taken off. For those of us who do...

September 18, 2014

Bread puddings have gone unnoticed for far too long. You know how satisfying a slice of toasted bread with cheese tastes? How about an entire pan of it, all covered with cheese and bits of yummy...

September 18, 2014

Late night snacking is always the best. It's a little bit naughty, and you always seem to choose the most interesting things. We at Foodista believe that late night snacking is even better...

September 17, 2014

Fall in the garden (or farmer's market) means you will find an abundance of green tomatoes that need to be picked. Perfect for cooking, you can make savory recipes that will have everyone asking...

September 16, 2014

Cupcakes are a handheld piece of cake. Let's be honest about it. Cupcakes are really the perfectly sized, handheld personal cake. When you think of cupcakes that way, you realize that each one is...

September 15, 2014

If it's sweet, we love it. There is not doubt that for most people, the dessert is the highlight of many meals. We found some of the most decadent desserts that all seem to be familiar, but have...

September 14, 2014

My son has been gluten free for over a year now. His improvements in health and behavior have been astounding, so I am completely on board with making gluten free become just a natural way of life....

September 14, 2014

Cool nights are perfect for warming soup dinners. We love that finally it's the sort of weather where you can enjoy a bowl of warm comforting soup and a slice of homemade bread. It's a great...

September 13, 2014

Dinner is a challenge for anyone who has a busy schedule, and who doesn't? It helps to have a bunch of quick and easy chicken breast dinners to prepare at a moments notice. We love all of the...

September 13, 2014

Fall flavors evoke warm, comforting feelings in all of us. One of the most popular fall flavors is pumpkin. That's just fine by us because pumpkin is one of the most flavorful and certainly the...

September 13, 2014

Copycat recipes are great fun to make at home. Everyone has their favorites, and it's so much easier to set your family down at the table than it is to pack them in the car and go to the drive...

September 12, 2014

The cool weather of fall is a great time to love cooking. Finally, we can get back into the kitchen and begin making those warm, comforting meals that our family craves. We have gathered some awesome...

September 11, 2014

I remember exactly where I was that day. We had an office over the store at our greenhouse business, and I was doing some paperwork. The TV was on, playing the Today Show. I looked up and saw a tower...

September 11, 2014

Fall is in the air, and that means we can stock up on our favorite fall flavor; pumpkin. Most of us have only eaten pumpkin from a can, but it is very simple to make at home. Use it for pies, cakes...

September 10, 2014

These are not your mom's casseroles. No more dried out, canned soup, powdered onion soup mix, and noodle messes that have to be consumed with plenty of koolaid to even go down the hatch. These...

September 9, 2014

Buffalo chicken holds a dear place in my culinary heart. I grew up right about where it was invented, and buying a bucket of wings was just something that everyone did. Can you imagine bringing home...

September 8, 2014

Fall means pumpkin! We love making recipes with this yummy seasonal flavoring. We especially love that pumpkin is so healthy and full of fiber, even though it just tastes delicious in anything we add...

September 8, 2014

Fall means breaking out the heartier recipes. They do still have to be easy to make and tasty enough that the whole family enjoy coming to the table. Cabbage rolls are a great way to feed the family...

September 7, 2014

A quick and easy breakfast is a great way to make sure you always have time for the most important meal of the day. Make these soaked oats recipes the night before, and enjoy a hearty, delicious...

September 7, 2014

Sometimes you just have to scratch your head at food marriages. Who in the world thought to make a bun out of Ramen?It's a question that one ponder all the way up to the first bite. After that,...

September 6, 2014

Remember those days before you knew about calories and had a health agenda, when you would grab some takeout and nosh on something salty and slightly Asian inspired? We all have our favorite takeout...

September 5, 2014

First off, we want to say that this recipe for Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken Breast  is absolutely the best we have ever tasted. It's crispy, sweet, spicy, and tender-just like the...

September 5, 2014

The following recipe just prove that we eat with our eyes first. Each one is satisfying  in a visual sense, we just know they will taste exceptionally good. Then, the recipes themselves are...

September 5, 2014

Quick and easy homemade tofu is a great recipe to learn. Tofu has a mild taste that can take on any flavor. You use it from sweet to savory dishes, and it adds not only a boost of healthy protein,...

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