If you don’t grow your own food or you are just getting started, you might be wondering how to make it through the next eight or nine months as frugally as possible. Due to not growing our own fruits and veggies the last two summers and only raising our hens for eggs, our pantry is […]
You’ll love this simple recipe to make homemade spaghetti sauce. Using fresh ingredients, learn how to not only make it but it comes with canning instructions too.
It’s that time of year! With fall harvests, it is time to enjoy pumpkin desserts and treat. Oh we can already imagine all of the recipes we’d like to try from pumpkins! Using your own pumpkin puree from pumpkins you harvested makes everything pumpkin even better. Making pumpkin puree is simple, a little messy, but […]
My boys love mangoes but since we live in rural SE Oklahoma outside of a tiny community, mangoes are not so easily found. If we can’t find fresh mangoes, my boys beg me to buy the dried variety. The only problem with the dried variety you can buy is that they are expensive and they […]
Fall is the best time of year to make apple cider vinegar. This easy Fall recipe takes bruised and ugly apples, or simply the apple scraps you have leftover from making apple pie or crisps, and turns it into a delicious fermented medicine. Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries as a potent medicine. […]
Cilantro is an herb that pairs well with Mexican dishes mainly but can also be used in Middle Eastern or Indonesian dishes. But if you are anything like me you can’t use up a bunch of cilantro before it goes bad. I use it in cooking but not that often. I hate wasting it and […]