Gnawing on Antlers

I’ve mentioned before that Stella puppy is a major chewer. One of her favorite things to chew on is a deer antler! She started off with bones and liked them fine, but antlers are much more satisfying for her. They are softer than bones, so she probably feels more productive when she wears them down. They also seem to smell good to her even though I can’t detect an odor on them (much better than bully sticks, and less disgusting!). … Continue reading

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

I guarantee that this chicken is more delicious than you’re imagining. It’s so good! I always have good memories from this chicken because the first time I made it was for my sisters when my parents were on vacation. This was the same vacation when my parents received a frantic phone call after Brooke spent all of our food money on bathing suits. I’m glad we were able to scrounge up enough to buy the ingredients for this dinner because … Continue reading

Peanut Butter-Banana Puppy Treats

I love making homemade dog treats for Stella puppy because it’s fun, she really loves them, and I know what ingredients she is eating (not that dog treats are particularly good for her, but at least she isn’t getting any preservatives or food coloring!). I also like making a double batch so there are extras for Stella’s friends. Preheat your oven to 300ยบ F. For one batch of these treats, mash up one banana in a large bowl. Then add … Continue reading