When my skin went crazy last year, I was filled with a sense of hopelessness and despair. I knew that my mom’s skin had become inflamed and caused her over 10 years of misery, and some of the best doctor’s in the country had been able to do nothing lasting for her. I have always […]
More than one group of experts are talking about increased risk of soaring food prices and economic instability. With recent droughts and other natural disasters around the world, our food production and delivery system is under a lot of of stress. If you can, I’d highly recommend stocking up on non-perishable food items. In addition […]
Whether from overwork or under use, most of have had to deal with muscle aches and pains at one point or another. These home remedies for sore muscles will give you a variety of options to sooth everything from an aching back to a bruised shin. My personal favorite for spot treatment – magnesium oil.
I did it! I have successfully baked sourdough bread. Confession – I did cheat a bit. I was really nervous about cultivating my own starter, as I have heard a number of stories from friends who have had difficulty getting consistent results with their homegrown starters. When I bake bread, I need bread (I knead […]
Winter weather and the accompanying coughs and sniffles can all too often lead to ear pain and ear infections. Thankfully, most ear infections get better without treatment, i.e., antibiotics are not required. In fact, clinical studies have noted that the most commonly prescribed antibiotic, amoxicillin, is no more effective than a placebo. That said, they […]
This Buttermilk Rye Bread is from my neighbor, Betty, and makes a delicious loaf of bread with a tender crumb. In the past I’ve shared her No Canning Required Dill Pickle recipe, and how I preserved some excess asparagus that she shared from their patch and making pear wine with some of their excess pears. […]