The Back Porch Life presents Connecting with Friends, by Jess Wenz


Dozens of recipes for you to share with your friends! Drinks, desserts, meals and more!


The cause of our lifetime, my beautiful people, is to rekindle connection. Connection with our family, friends, and American traditions.

Where is the connection sparked? In the kitchen, around the table, with good conversation, love, and lots of laughter.

This is why I cook, and I’m here to help you cook, too! Connection changes lives.

Dozens of recipes for you to share with your friends! Drinks, desserts, meals and more!

Publication: 2018.

Pages: 33.

Binding: Softcover.

Size: 8" x 6".

About the Author

Jess Wenz, CEO and Chief Dishwasher, The Back Porch Life and Leading Ambassador, Young Living.

I’m a Minnesota farm girl who fell in love with essential oils - and brought them into my kitchen as I feed my wolf pack of seven.

I believe in the power of what I call “back porch cooking.” Honest, nostalgic food that reconnects family and friends, and rekindles American traditions.

If you want to discover a place where a borrowed dish is always returned full, chickens might stroll through to help with supper cleanup, and everyone is embraced as family…drop by

Table of Contents
Back Porch Beverages
Peach Spritzer
Back Porch Punch
Strawberry Smoothie
Green Tea Citrus Chill
Lavender Berry Shake
Back Porch Salads
Santa Fe Salad
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
California Salad
Creamy Coleslaw
Honey Lime Fruit
Back Porch Appetizers
Best Bruschetta
Vegetable Flatbread
Black Bean Dip
Watermelon Salsa
Spicy Dipping Sauce
Crap Dip
Citrus Fruit Dip
Food for Friends
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken Kabobs
Fish Tacos
Gingered Pulled Pork
Ultimate Club
Back Porch Desserts
Peach Cobbler
Lavender Cream Cake
Heavenly Brownies
Blue Ribbon Winner
Rhubarb Crisp