Salsa So Good They Steal It

This bright salsa is full of flavor: made from roasted tomatoes, mixed peppers, sweet onions and just the right amount of seasonings. This is not a frilly or fruity salsa, just a really good one that captures the fresh flavors of our favorite summertime vegetables. We fill our canner with this salsa several times every Summer, but are... Continue Reading →

Muffin Tin Meal Prep for Lunchboxes

Muffin tins get used heavily in our kitchen, but rarely for baking cupcakes. They are used to get our fresh garden produce and homemade mini-meals ready for the kids' school lunch boxes. Back-to-school preparations in our home include picking, baking, freezing, and vacuum sealing. Digging Food is an earthy food blog, not a "Mommy" blog;... Continue Reading →

Crustless Quiche Muffins

Crustless Quiche Muffins are a favorite in our home. They are great to have on-hand for easy breakfasts, school lunchboxes and camping trips. This recipe yields two dozen; the perfect amount to stock the freezer. This is part of our Muffin Tin Meal Prep for Lunchboxes and one of the best time saving freezer meals we make. We keep... Continue Reading →

Zucchini Muffins

These zucchini muffins are a super easy treat that can be made with overgrown zucchini or tromboncino squash.  They are just sweet enough to be loved by children. But, not too sweet.  If you wanted to sweeten them up and call them dessert,  you could top them with a cream cheese icing. In our home,... Continue Reading →

I Love Luffa

I really do love loofah, specifically Ridged Luffa, Luffa Acutangula. It is also known as ridged gourd, loofah (the spelling used for the sponge), Chinese okra, silk melon, dishcloth gourd, angled luffa, vegetable gourd, and many other aliases. Whatever you call it, luffa is a truly versatile plant with as many uses as names, and it is--without a... Continue Reading →

Mamaw Kitty’s “Mater, Tater, Onion Soup”

“Mater, Tater, Onion Soup” is a hearty and bright dish that captures all of the wonderful flavors of summertime tomatoes. This simple, yet satisfying, soup is one of the most beloved and cherished recipes passed down by my paternal grandmother. Mamaw Kitty always had a house full: grand-kids, nieces, nephews, and plenty of extra tag-a-longs…. Continue Reading →

Chanterelle Stock; Canning Golden Umami

Beautiful chanterelles are one of the most plentiful and delicious wild foods in our area. When they are in season, we add these delicious mushrooms to just about every dish possible: quiche, omelets, baked chicken, pasta, pizza, soup, risotto, roast, stuffing, and charcuterie platters. We eat a ton of these every Summer, but sometimes we can't... Continue Reading →

Meat Interlude: Makin’ Bacon

Guest Blogger: I asked my smoking, grilling, meat cooking man to contribute this to DiggingFood.com. The dishes I blog about are not usually meat focused. But, this was too delicious to not share.  For all of my vegetarian readers, scroll quickly past this. I promise my next post will be green. Making home cured bacon is quicker, easier... Continue Reading →

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