Autumn has always meant apples to me. Growing up, my grandmother would take us into the mountains once the leaves had gotten well on their way to turning so that we could enjoy the colorful foliage, and more importantly to me, stop at some of the produce stands and markets selling tons of freshly picked,… Continue reading Recipe Time! Apple Cobbler
I am by no means a talented baker. I’ve made my own homemade bread before but it always comes out too dense or doesn’t rise properly or has some other quirk. Even the so called easy recipes don’t always do right for me but celebrating the approaching fall makes me feel like baking and eating… Continue reading Recipe Time! Super Simple Banana Bread
Do you know how super easy it is to make homemade butter? You don’t even have to have a cow or a local farm that sells raw milk to do it so us urban homesteaders can get in on the action too! All you need is some heavy whipping cream. That’s it, seriously! Now, you… Continue reading Homemade Butter!
No sense in letting good food go to waste. Leftovers are economical for you and better for the environment than throwing out your extra food. Even if you don’t have enough to make a full dinner, that doesn’t doom your leftover food to the garbage bin or compost pile. You can use little bits of… Continue reading The Art of the Leftover
That stuff on her hands looks like real mud but it’s not. It’s actually a chocolate mud slime I made with my preschool class that’s also fun to make at home with the kids I love the way it smells! It keeps your hands smelling like chocolate long after you’re finished with it. The recipe… Continue reading Chocolate Mud Slime
We’ve all been feeling pretty icky this past week so this weekend we made some chicken soup using my husband’s own recipe to help us feel better. I love this soup, and with his consent would like to share his special recipe with you all. Ingredients: green onions carrots celery chicken barley chicken buillon cubes… Continue reading Recipe Time: Ted’s Chicken Soup
This is so simple that you can barely call it a recipe but there are actually people out there that have never heard of sun tea so I wanted to share my favorite sunny day treat! You will need: A large transparent jug, jar, or pitcher (glass works best but we reused these… Continue reading Recipe Time! Sun Tea